Definition of pecksniffery
: the quality or state of being pecksniffian the national pecksniffery — H. L. Mencken
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Origin and Etymology of pecksniffery
pecksniffery from Seth Pecksniff, character in Martin Chuzzlewit (1843–44) by Charles Dickens †1870 English novelist + English -ery; pecksniffianism from pecksniffian + -ism
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