Advertisement

Advertisement

View definitions for Pecksniffian

Pecksniffian

Advertisement

Discover More

Example Sentences

Of course, one should be cautious here, so as not to seem merely puritanical or Pecksniffian.

He was, after a fashion, a Pecksniffian man, this Henry Ham.

He posed as the Pecksniffian leader of Reform and the reform he advocated always meant the lash for the man who toils.

At all events, Philadelphia is the most pecksniffian of American cities, and thus probably leads the world.

Piety was certainly hers, in a Pecksniffian sense, but the commercial instinct leavened the loaf.

Synonym of the Day

Which one is a synonym for nurse?Get the answer

Start each day with the Synonym of the Day in your inbox!

By clicking "Sign Up", you are accepting Dictionary.com Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policies.

On this page you'll find 46 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to Pecksniffian, such as: affected, artificial, assuming, bland, canting, and captious.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement