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holier-than-thou

Synonyms of holier-than-thou in English:

adjective

  • they had quite a critical, holier-than-thou approach
    sanctimonious, self-righteous, complacent, smug, self-satisfied, priggish, pious, pietistic, Pharisaic;
    Scottish  unco guid
    informal goody-goody, preachy
    rare religiose
    [Antonyms] humble, meek
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