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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishholier-than-thouˌholier-than-ˈthou adjective  GOOD/MORALshowing that you think you are morally better than other people – used to show disapproval syn self-righteous
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holier-than-thouI know he doesn't smoke or drink but I wish he wasn't so holier-than-thou.a holier-than-thou attitudeShe was intensely irritated by Emma's holier-than-thou attitude.
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