holier than thou

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sanctimonious, self-righteously, or hypocritically pious
excessively or hypocritically pious; "a sickening sanctimonious smile
disapproval If you describe someone as holier-than-thou, you disapprove of them because they seem to believe that they are more religious or have better moral qualities than anyone else. He has always sounded holier-than-thou. = self-righteous. showing that you think you are morally better than other people - used to show disapproval = self-righteous
holier than thou

    Silbentrennung

    ho·li·er than thou

    Türkische aussprache

    hōliır dhın dhau

    Aussprache

    /ˈhōlēər ᴛʜən ˈᴛʜou/ /ˈhoʊliːɜr ðən ˈðaʊ/

    Etymologie

    [ 'hO-lE ] (adjective.) before 12th century. Middle English, from Old English hAlig; akin to Old English hAl whole; more at WHOLE.

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