hypocrite, dissembler, dissimulator, phony, phoney, pretender(noun)
a person who professes beliefs and opinions that he or she does not hold in order to conceal his or her real feelings or motives
Someone who practices hypocrisy, who pretends to hold beliefs, or whose actions are not consistent with their claimed beliefs.
Origin: ypocrite, from hypocrita, from ὑποκριτής, from ὑποκρίνομαι
one who plays a part; especially, one who, for the purpose of winning approbation of favor, puts on a fair outside seeming; one who feigns to be other and better than he is; a false pretender to virtue or piety; one who simulates virtue or piety
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
hip′o-krit, n. one who practises hypocrisy.—adj. Hypocrit′ical, practising hypocrisy.—adv. Hypocrit′ically. [Fr.,—L.,—Gr. hypokritēs.]
The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz
A horse dealer. From Grk. _hippos_, horse, and _kroteo_, to beat. One who beats you on a horse trade. Home is where the mortgage is. I Aim at a chorus-girl and you may hit a star.--_Stage-Door Secrets_. ICE A substance frequently associated with a tumble in winter, a tumbler in summer, and a skate the year around.
The numerical value of Hypocrite in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of Hypocrite in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
No man is a hypocrite in his pleasures.
A hypocrite is a person who--but who isn't
Hypocrite The man who murdered his parents, and then pleaded for mercy on the grounds that he was an orphan.
Mitch McConnell is the world's most accomplished hypocrite, alito received fair hearings, floor consideration and was confirmed.
I think this is a watershed moment because he is a man and he is conservative, he would be a hypocrite to give himself family time off and not grant it to the rest of the USA.
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- مراءٍ, مداجٍ, منافقArabic
- hipòcritaCatalan, Valencian
- tekopyhä, ulkokultainenFinnish
- álszent, képmutatóHungarian
- 偽善者, 偽君子Japanese
- 僞善者, 위선자Korean
- лицемерка, дволичник, лицемерMacedonian
- ipocrit, ipocrităRomanian
- ханжа, лицемерRussian
- dvoličnjak, licemer, himbenik, dvoličnik, licemerka, dvoličnjakinjaSerbo-Croatian
- hycklare, skrymtareSwedish
- kẻ đạo đức giả, kẻ giả nhân giả nghĩaVietnamese
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