from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An old spelling of hypocrite.
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"I'll bet you 'eld yourself in' reserve, 'you sanctimonious' ypocrite!" bellowed Mudge from across the room.
"For Christ's sake shut up, yer bleed'n '' ypocrite," interrupted the gruff voice of "Bill" somewhere out of the darkness.
"Then you're a 'ypocrite," replied the other promptly.
Then, again, "Uncle Bazalgette has never noticed us; he thinks me a h-- h-- ypocrite."
Etymology: Middle English ypocrite, from Anglo-French, from Late Latin hypocrita, from Greek hypokrit?
'ypocrite, that you play-act before yourself, I do believe.