Definition of hypocrite in English:

hypocrite

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Pronunciation: /ˈhɪpəkrɪt
 
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noun

Origin

Middle English: from Old French ypocrite, via ecclesiastical Latin from Greek hupokritēs 'actor', from hupokrinesthai (see hypocrisy).

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