hypocritic

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ὑποκριτικός (hupokritikós).

Adjective[edit]

hypocritic (comparative more hypocritic, superlative most hypocritic)

  1. Synonym of hypocritical
    • a. 1745, Jonathan Swift, On a Lady who p---t at the tragedy of Cato []
      Let others screw their hypocritic face

Synonyms[edit]

Noun[edit]

hypocritic (plural hypocritics)

  1. A hypocrite.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for hypocritic in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)