Definitions for holier-than-thou
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word holier-than-thou
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
obnoxiously pious; sanctimonious.
Origin of holier-than-thou:
holier-than-thou, pietistic, pietistical, pharisaic, pharisaical, sanctimonious, self-righteous(adj)
excessively or hypocritically pious
"a sickening sanctimonious smile"
sanctimonious, self-righteously, or hypocritically pious
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