noun, plural Tar·tuffes [tahr-too fs, -toofs; French tar-tyf] /tɑrˈtʊfs, -ˈtufs; French tarˈtüf/ for 2.
Example sentences from the Web for tartuffe
Tartuffe repays the trust and love of his benefactor by making improper advances to that benefactor's wife.Classic French Course in English|William Cleaver Wilkinson
She believed she saw in Mme. de Maintenon a Tartuffe in a sage-coloured gown.The Correspondence of Madame, Princess Palatine, Mother of the Regent; of Marie-Adlade de Savoie, Duchesse de Bourgogne; and of Madame de Maintenon, in Relation to Saint-Cyr|Charlotte-Elisabeth, duchesse d Orlans; Marie Adelaide, of Savoy, Duchess of Burgundy; and Madame de Maintenon
When most of the guests had departed, "Tartuffe, the fashionable piece, was played before twenty women and numbers of men."Louis XIV and La Grande Mademoiselle|Arvede Barine
Madame Bordin interrupted him: "We know what a Tartuffe is."Bouvard and Pcuchet|Gustave Flaubert
Valre comes to announce that Tartuffe, the villain, has accused Orgon to the king.French Classics|William Cleaver Wilkinson