Definition of whited sepulchre in English:

whited sepulchre

phrase

literary
  • A hypocrite.

    • ‘I think of one particular whited sepulchre, who insists that, ‘we must never give up on people’.’
    • ‘With delicious invective, Nietzsche describes the legions of modern educators who are forever trying to teach a humanistic ethic as ‘whited sepulchers who impersonate life.’’
    • ‘They're a bunch of whited sepulchres, and I think if we could bring religious people to see that, I think the battle would be halfway won.’
    • ‘Instead of pointing the finger at yobs we should perhaps inspect our own whited sepulchres.’
    • ‘I wonder how He might fare today with His uncompromising stand on Hypocrites and whited sepulchres?’
    • ‘When asked how he would describe Vizard now, Hilliard replied: ‘He's a whited sepulchre, full of dead man's bones and rottenness.’’
    • ‘Our unusually tidy house is a sham, all deceiving beauty outside yet all corruption within, as a whited sepulchre, or market stall pear.’
    • ‘Keep up the good fight, and as to the whited sepulchres, keep giving it to them good and hard.’
    sanctimonious person, pietist, whited sepulchre, plaster saint, humbug, pretender, deceiver, dissembler, impostor
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Pronunciation

whited sepulchre

/ˌwʌɪtɪd ˈsɛp(ə)lkə/