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noun, plural Tartuffes
[tahr-too fs, -toofs; French tar-tyf] /tɑrˈtʊfs, -ˈtufs; French tarˈtüf/ (Show IPA), for 2.
(italics) a comedy (1664–69) by Molière.
Also, Tartufe. (often lowercase) a hypocritical pretender to piety.
a person who hypocritically pretends to be deeply pious


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