pecksniff

[ pek-snif ]
/ ˈpɛk snɪf /
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noun

a person of Pecksniffian attitudes or behavior: a virtuousness that only a pecksniff could aspire to.

Nearby words

  1. peckerwood,
  2. pecking,
  3. pecking order,
  4. peckinpah,
  5. peckish,
  6. pecksniffian,
  7. pecky,
  8. pecorini,
  9. pecorino,
  10. pecos

Origin of pecksniff

First recorded in 1910–15; see origin at Pecksniffian

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