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Definition of "hypocrite" [hyp•o•crite]

  • A person given to hypocrisy. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "hypocrite" in a sentence
  • "The inherent contradiction in this line of thinking renders the term hypocrite too gentle."
  • "If he didn't, then the label hypocrite would be deserved but now, we'll never know."
  • "The misuse of the term hypocrite is just a pet peeve of mine."