pecksniffery

[ pek-snif-ee-uh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF pecksniffery
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WORD ORIGIN

1851, after Mr. Pecksniff, unctuous hypocrite in Dickens' "Martin Chuzzlewit" (1844).

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