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Meaning of HOLIER-THAN-THOU

Pronunciation:  'howleeur dhun 'dhaw

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  excessively or hypocritically pious; "a sickening sanctimonious smile"
 

HOLIER-THAN-THOU is a 16 letter word that starts with H.

 

 Synonyms: pharisaic, pharisaical, pietistic, pietistical, pious, sanctimonious, self-righteous
 

 

 

Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: affected, canting, false, goody, goody-goody, hypocritic, hypocritical, insincere, mealymouthed, oily, Pecksniffian, pharisaic, pharisean, pietistic, pious, sanctified, sanctimonious, self-righteous, simon-pure, sniveling, Tartuffian, Tartuffish, unctuous
 

 

 

 

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