pecksniff

[ pek-snif ]
/ ˈpɛk snɪf /

noun

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

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Origin of pecksniff

First recorded in 1910–15; see origin at Pecksniffian
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