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Tartuffe or Tartufe (tɑːˈtʊf -ˈtuːf)

Definitions

noun

  1. a person who hypocritically pretends to be deeply pious

Derived Forms

Tarˈtuffian, Tarˈtufian  adjective

Word Origin

from the character in the Molière's comedy Tartuffe (1664)

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