Pecksniffian Wiktionary

30 Aug, 2018

G K ChestertonAnd even when I come to feel a final incompatibility temper Pecksniff was not so as he has since Usurers and other EssaysGilbert Keith Chesterton Pages starting with ""

Ben Ames WilliamsI considered for a while and then with a air benignant charity fered him "two dollar!"The Indians the Painted Desert RegionGeorge Wharton JamesPiety was certainly hers in a sense but the commercial instinct leavened the : A CookAlan Dale 1851 after Mr Pecksniff unctuous hypocrite in Dickens' "Martin Chuzzlewit" (1844). (Countable and uncountable plural s) (Comparative more superlative most ) Derived from the character Seth Pecksniff in the Charles Dickens novel Martin Chuzzlewit (1843)