pot calling the kettle black

Criticizing others for the very fault one possesses: “I wouldn't call him lazy if I were you, Andy; that would be the pot calling the kettle black.”


Nearby words

  1. postwar,
  2. posy,
  3. posé,
  4. pot,
  5. pot arch,
  6. pot calling the kettle black, the,
  7. pot cheese,
  8. pot liquor,
  9. pot luck,
  10. pot marigold

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