Definition of 'hypocritical'
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This will look deeply hypocritical and wasteful to the taxpayers who are picking up the tab. The Sun (2016)That would be deeply hypocritical. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Raging against men who try to protect their privacy in such situations seems a touch hypocritical. Times, Sunday Times (2011)But that seems pretty hypocritical to me. Christianity Today (2000)It feels a bit hypocritical and pretty outrageous. The Sun (2016)Many other organisations appear deeply hypocritical. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He has become part of the establishment that he attacks, which is deeply hypocritical. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It is hypocritical, to say the least. Times, Sunday Times (2015)I just found it a bit hypocritical. The Sun (2014)That seems hypocritical to me. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Ant said: 'It is hypocritical really. The Sun (2011)The judge added: 'I hope your realise that what you did was deeply hypocritical. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He said: 'It looks a bit hypocritical to me. The Sun (2014)My wife and I thought long and hard before deciding that it would be a bit hypocritical to marry in church. Times, Sunday Times (2007)You might say that's a bit hypocritical, coming from a woman in pants who propels herself five metres into the air on a bendy fibreglass stick. The Sun (2016)
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Translations for 'hypocritical'
British English: hypocritical ADJECTIVE
If you accuse someone of being hypocritical, you mean that they pretend to have qualities, beliefs, or feelings that they do not really have.
It would be hypocritical to say I travel at 70mph simply because that is the law.
Definition of hypocritical from the Collins English Dictionary
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