whited sepulcher

[ hwahy-tid sep-uhl-ker, wahy‐ ]
/ ˈʰwaɪ tɪd ˌsɛp əl kər, ˈwaɪ‐ /

noun

an evil person who feigns goodness; hypocrite. Matthew 23:27.

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Also especially British, whit·ed sep·ul·chre .

Origin of whited sepulcher

First recorded in 1530–40
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