Meaning of Tartuffe

Tar•tuffe

Pronunciation: (tär-toof', -tf' Fr. tar-tyf'), [key]
— pl. -tuffes
  1. (italics) a comedy (1664–69) by Molière.
  2. (often l.c.) a hypocritical pretender to piety.
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