English translation of 'hypocrite'
Example Sentences Including 'hypocrite'
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Cet accueil, sans détour hypocrite, avait fortement déplu à M. Guillaume Durand et à ses amis politiques.Le Monde (1998)
LE FIGARO Michel Schifres " (...) Il serait hypocrite de renvoyer dos à dos les prétendants à l'Elysée.Le Nouvel Observateur (2002)
Un mari faible et hypocrite trompe sa femme avec l'épouse d'un de ses amis, rencontrée en villégiature à Merano.Le Monde (2001)
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'hypocrite' in Other Languages
British English: insincere /ˌɪnsɪnˈsɪə/ ADJECTIVE
If you say that someone is insincere, you are being critical of them because they say things they do not really mean, usually pleasant, admiring, or encouraging things.
Some people are so terribly insincere you can never tell if they are telling the truth.
- American English: insincere
- Arabic: غَيْرُ مُخَاصٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: insincero
- Chinese: 虚假的
- Croatian: neiskren
- Czech: neupřímný
- Danish: uoprigtig
- Dutch: onoprecht
- European Spanish: poco sincero
- Finnish: teennäinen epärehellinen
- French: hypocrite
- German: unaufrichtig
- Greek: ανειλικρινής
- Italian: falso
- Japanese: 誠意のない
- Korean: 불성실한
- Norwegian: uoppriktig
- Polish: nieszczery
- European Portuguese: hipócrita
- Romanian: ipocrit
- Russian: неискренний
- Spanish: poco sincero
- Swedish: falsk
- Thai: ไม่จริงใจ
- Turkish: samimiyetsiz
- Ukrainian: нещирий
- Vietnamese: không thành thực
British English: hypocrite NOUN
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 hypocrite.
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.
British English: two-faced ADJECTIVE
If you describe someone as two-faced, you are critical of them because they say they do or believe one thing when their behaviour or words show that they do not do it or do not believe it.
He had been devious and two-faced.
Translation of hypocrite from the Collins French to English Dictionary
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