Definition of holier-than-thou in English:


Syllabification: ho·li·er-than-thou


  • Characterized by an attitude of moral superiority: they had quite a critical, holier-than-thou approach
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    • This self-righteousness, this bilious holier-than-thou attitude not only amazes me, it saddens me quite a bit too.
    • This is about people and their holier-than-thou attitudes when it comes to picking and choosing their specific little tirades against humanity.
    • I don't understand the holier-than-thou attitude from someone who has always seemed very level-headed and calm.

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