adjective si·mon–pure \ˌsī-mən-ˈpyr\

Definition of SIMON-PURE

:  of untainted purity or integrity; also :  pretentiously or hypocritically pure

Origin of SIMON-PURE

from the real Simon Pure, alluding to a character impersonated by another in the play A Bold Stroke for a Wife (1718) by Susannah Centlivre
First Known Use: 1840


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