Definition of Pharisaic in US English:

Pharisaic

adjective

  • 1Relating to or characteristic of the Pharisees or Pharisaism.

    ‘Pharisaic attitudes to the law’
    ‘a Pharisaic rabbi’
    1. 1.1 Self-righteous or hypocritical.
      ‘Pharisaic bullies who impose their notions on others’

Pronunciation

Pharisaic

/ˌferəˈsāik//ˌfɛrəˈseɪɪk/