hypocrite

  • 1 hypocrite — [ ipɔkrit ] n. et adj. • ipocrite v. 1175; bas lat. hypocrita, gr. hupokritês « acteur, mime » → hypocrisie I ♦ N. Personne qui fait preuve d hypocrisie. ⇒ fourbe, imposteur, jésuite, sainte nitouche, sournois (cf. Faux jeton; fam. faux cul, faux …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 Hypocrite — Hyp o*crite, n. [F., fr. L. hypocrita, Gr. ? one who plays a part on the stage, a dissembler, feigner. See {Hypocrisy}.] One who plays a part; especially, one who, for the purpose of winning approbation of favor, puts on a fair outside seeming;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 "Hypocrite" — (Les Zinzins de l espace) Hypocrite est le 2e épisode de la saison ? de la série Les Zinzins de l espace. Synopsis Gorgious est adoré par ses congénères grâce à son humour. Un singe arrive et se cache dans la baignoire où Candy se lave,… …

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  • 4 hypocrite — [hip′ə krit΄] n. [ME ipocrite < OFr < L hypocrita, stage actor (in LL(Ec), hypocrite) < Gr hypokritēs, an actor (in LXX & N.T., a pretender, hypocrite) < hypokrinesthai: see HYPOCRISY] a person who pretends to be what he or she is… …

    English World dictionary

  • 5 hypocrite — (n.) c.1200, ypocrite, from O.Fr. ypocrite (12c., Mod.Fr. hypocrite), from Church L. hypocrita, from Gk. hypokrites stage actor, pretender, dissembler, from hypokrinesthai (see HYPOCRISY (Cf. hypocrisy)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 6 hypocrite — Hypocrite. adj. de tout genre. Faux devot, qui affecte des apparences de pieté, de probité. Malheur à vous hypocrites. il fait l homme de bien, mais c est un hypocrite …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 7 hypocrite — [n] person who pretends, is deceitful actor, attitudinizer, backslider*, bigot, bluffer, casuist, charlatan, cheat, con artist, crook, deceiver, decoy, dissembler, dissimulator, fake, faker, four flusher*, fraud, hook*, humbug, impostor, informer …

    New thesaurus

  • 8 hypocrite — Hypocrite, Hypocrita …

    Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • 9 hypocrite — ► NOUN ▪ a person who is given to hypocrisy. DERIVATIVES hypocritical adjective hypocritically adverb …

    English terms dictionary

  • 10 hypocrite — (i po kri t ) adj. 1°   Qui a de l hypocrisie, qui affecte des apparences de piété, de probité, de douceur, etc. •   Quoi ! la feinte douceur de cette âme hypocrite Vous fera démentir..., MOL. Tart. III, 6. •   Ô ciel ! qu entends je ici ! il ne… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 11 HYPOCRITE — adj. des deux genres Qui a de l hypocrisie ; qui affecte des apparences de piété, de probité, de douceur, etc. Cet homme est hypocrite au dernier point. Cette femme est bien hypocrite.   Il s applique également Aux manières aux actions, etc., d… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 12 Hypocrite — Cet article a pour sujet le personnage de bande dessinée Hypocrite. Pour une définition du mot « hypocrite », voir l’article hypocrite du Wiktionnaire. Hypocrite est une héroïne de bande dessinée créée par Jean Claude Forest. Elle… …

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  • 13 HYPOCRITE — n. des deux genres Celui, celle qui fait preuve d’hypocrisie. C’est un vil hypocrite. Il s’emploie aussi comme adjectif et se dit des Choses aussi bien que des personnes. Cet homme est hypocrite au dernier point. Cette femme est bien hypocrite.… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • 14 hypocrite — noun Etymology: Middle English ypocrite, from Anglo French, from Late Latin hypocrita, from Greek hypokritēs actor, hypocrite, from hypokrinesthai Date: 13th century 1. a person who puts on a false appearance of virtue or religion 2. a person who …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 15 Hypocrite —    One who puts on a mask and feigns himself to be what he is not; a dissembler in religion. Our Lord severely rebuked the scribes and Pharisees for their hypocrisy (Matt. 6:2, 5, 16). The hypocrite s hope shall perish (Job 8:13). The Hebrew word …

    Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • 16 hypocrite — Synonyms and related words: Holy Willie, Joseph Surface, Mawworm, Pecksniff, Pharisee, Tartuffe, actor, affecter, ape, attitudinizer, bluffer, canter, canting hypocrite, charlatan, con man, confidence man, conformist, copier, copycat, copyist,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 17 hypocrite — [13] Etymologically, a hypocrite is someone who is ‘playing a part’, merely pretending. The word comes via Old French ypocrite and late Latin hypocrita from Greek hupokritēs ‘actor, hypocrite’. This was a derivative of hupokrínein, a compound… …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 18 hypocrite — [[t]hɪ̱pəkrɪt[/t]] hypocrites N COUNT (disapproval) If you accuse someone of being a hypocrite, you mean that they pretend to have qualities, beliefs, or feelings that they do not really have. The magazine wrongly suggested he was a liar and a… …

    English dictionary

  • 19 hypocrite — UK [ˈhɪpəkrɪt] / US noun [countable] Word forms hypocrite : singular hypocrite plural hypocrites a person who claims to have certain moral principles or beliefs but behaves in a way that shows they are not sincere …

    English dictionary

  • 20 hypocrite — [13] Etymologically, a hypocrite is someone who is ‘playing a part’, merely pretending. The word comes via Old French ypocrite and late Latin hypocrita from Greek hupokritēs ‘actor, hypocrite’. This was a derivative of hupokrínein, a compound… …

    Word origins


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