Tartuffe

noun
Tar·​tuffe | \ ˌtär-ˈtu̇f How to pronounce Tartuffe (audio) , -ˈtüf How to pronounce Tartuffe (audio) \

Definition of Tartuffe

: a religious hypocrite and protagonist in Molière's play Tartuffe

First Known Use of Tartuffe

1686, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Tartuffe

French Tartufe

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“Tartuffe.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Tartuffe. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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