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Pecksniff, Mr

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishPecksniff, MrMr PecksniffPeck‧sniff, Mr /ˈpeksnɪf/ 🔊 🔊 a character in the book Martin Chuzzlewit(1843–44) by Charles dickens. He is a hypocrite (=someone who pretends to be morally good but is not), and pretends to like people who have power or money in order to get an advantage.
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