Definition of Tartufferie in US English:


(also Tartuffery)


literary, humorous
  • See Tartuffe

    • ‘Critics have dismissed these exercises as so much Tartuffery.’
    • ‘It was a crying shame, they wrote, that the Grand Old Party would wallow in such political Tartuffery.’
    • ‘When I have shown you great rage, it is because you forced me to relinquish the last human beings with whom I could speak without Tartuffery.’
    • ‘Every people has its own Tartuffery and calls it its virtues.’
    • ‘It will be damn hard to find global solutions while you still have global Tartufferie.’