Tartuffe


Tartuffe
Synonyms and related words:
Holy Willie, Joseph Surface, Mawworm, Pecksniff, Pharisee, affecter, canter, canting hypocrite, dissembler, dissimulator, fair-weather friend, false friend, formalist, hypocrite, lip server, lip worshiper, mealymouth, pharisee, phony, pietist, pious fraud, poser, ranter, religionist, religious hypocrite, sanctimonious fraud, sniveler, snuffler, spiritual humbug, summer soldier, whited sepulcher

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  • Tartuffe — ou l Imposteur Le Tartuffe Auteur Molière Genre comédie Pays d origine France Éditeur Shaynez Date de la 1re représentation …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Tartuffe — pretender to piety, 1670s, from name of principal character in comedy by Molière (1664), apparently from O.Fr. tartuffe truffle, chosen for suggestion of concealment (Tartuffe is a religious hypocrite) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Tartüffe — (franz. Tartuffe, später auch Tartufe), Name der Hauptperson in Molières gleichnamigem Lustspiel; danach verallgemeinert soviel wie scheinheiliger Schurke; Tartüfferie, Scheinheiligkeit, Heuchelei. Das Wort T. findet sich zuerst in den Briefen… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Tartuffe — Tar*tuffe , Tartufe Tar*tufe , n. [F. tartufe.] A hypocritical devotee. See the Dictionary of Noted Names in Fiction. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tartuffe — er et fremmedord for en hykler eller hældøre …   Danske encyklopædi

  • Tartuffe — (izg. tartȉf) m DEFINICIJA 1. knjiž. junak Molièreove istoimene komedije; iza lažne pobožnosti krije se oličenje himbe, prijetvornosti i licemjerja 2. (tartif) pren. neiskren čovjek; hipokrit, licemjer …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Tartuffe — [tär toof′; ] Fr [ tȧr tüf′] n. [Fr < It Tartufo, lit., a truffle] 1. the title hero, a religious hypocrite, of a satirical comedy (1664 69) by Molière 2. [t ] a hypocrite …   English World dictionary

  • Tartuffe — For the film of the same name, see Tartuffe (film) Tartuffe 19th century costume design Written by Molière …   Wikipedia

  • Tartuffe — Daten des Dramas Titel: Der Tartuffe oder Der Betrüger Originaltitel: Le Tartuffe ou L Imposteur Gattung: Komödie Originalsprache: Französisch Autor …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • tartuffe — tartufe ou tartuffe [ tartyf ] n. m. et adj. • 1665; de Tartufo, personnage de la comédie italienne, it. tartufo « truffe », repris par Molière en 1664 ♦ Vieilli Faux dévot. ⇒ bigot, cagot. ♢ Mod. Personne hypocrite. ⇒ hypocrite. « il s y entend… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Tartuffe —    1) Herr Tartüff    Comédie dramatique de F. W. Murnau, avec Emil Jannings (Tartuffe), Werner Krauss (Orgon), Lil Dagover (Elmire), Lucie Höflich (Dorine), Hermann Picha, Rosa Valetti.   Scénario: Carl Mayer, d après la pièce de Molière… …   Dictionnaire mondial des Films