hypocrite hypocrite  /ˈhɪ pə ˌkrɪt/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a person who professes beliefs and opinions that he or she does not hold in order to conceal his or her real feelings or motives

Usage(s):

  1. Godse: Gandhi was a hypocrite.
  2. Their supporters battled over which man was an infidel and which a hypocrite.
  3. He who denies this is a hypocrite.

News

  1. President Obama Called War Criminal In Irish Parliament

    President Obama is a “war criminal” and the “hypocrite of the century,” an Irish politician claimed in a fiery speech before the country’s Parliament. Irish politician Clare Daly addressed Parliament after the conclusion of the G8 summit in Northern Ireland, ripping Irish Prime Minister (Taoiseach) Enda Kenny for embracing Obama, who she said was violating... Read more » President Obama Called ...
    on June 22, 2013     Source: The Inquisitr

  2. Rush Limbaugh: Gay Marriage Marks Decline of Traditional Values, Not His Four Marriages

    This week, Rush Limbaugh has been highlighted as a hypocrite for being married four times and still having the gaul to condemn same-sex marriage as the inevitable downfall of traditional marriage and gateway to pedophilia. According the right-wing radio host, advocates of traditional marriage should hang up their hats because the fight is over as gay Americans will undoubtedly share the same ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Opposing Views

  3. Hypocrite Pie recipe (with apricots or peaches)

    Both my great-grandmothers on my mother's side of the family made their versions of Hypocrite Pie, which makes this one of my favorite family heirloom recipes. It's called Hypocrite Pie because a layer of custard conceals the layer of cooked...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: New Orleans Times-Picayune

Quotes

  1. Paul Weyrich, a founder of the modern conservative movement, said: "Unless he comes out with an abject repudiation of this, I think it makes him out to be a hypocrite. And if he totally repudiates this, you have to ask, on what grounds?"
    on Dec 8, 2006 By: Paul Weyrich Source: New York Times

  2. Through her solicitor, Ms Winslet said: "I am delighted that this matter has been resolved, and the record set straight. I am not a hypocrite. I have always been, and shall continue to be, honest when it comes to body/weight issues."
    on Mar 9, 2007 By: Kate Winslet Source: BBC News

  3. "In all honesty, I hope I don't coach again. I have no plans to do it," said Cowher, in Los Angeles to promote DirecTV's NFL Sunday Ticket. "I don't ever want to say never. I don't want to be a hypocrite. But I have no plans to coach again...
    on Sep 4, 2007 By: Bill Cowher Source: USA Today

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