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Definition of holier-than-thou adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    NAmE//ˌhoʊliər ðən ˈðaʊ//
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  1. 1showing that you think that you are morally better than other people synonym self-righteous
  2. 2 I can't stand his holier-than-thou attitude.
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