Translation of "sanctimonious" - English-Spanish dictionary

sanctimonious

adjective uk /ˌsæŋk.tɪˈməʊ.ni.əs/ us /ˌsæŋk.təˈmoʊ.ni.əs/ formal disapproving

acting as if morally better than others

gazmoño
sanctimonious religious leaders preaching about morality
sanctimoniously adverb uk /ˌsæŋk.tɪˈməʊ.ni.əs.li/ us /ˌsæŋk.təˈmoʊ.ni.əs.li/
sanctimoniousness noun [ no plural ] uk /ˌsæŋk.tɪˈməʊ.ni.əs.nəs/ us /ˌsæŋk.təˈmoʊ.ni.əs.nəs/

(Translation of “sanctimonious” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

sanctimonious

adjective /sӕŋktiˈməuniəs/

trying to appear full of holiness or goodness

mojigato, santurrón
a sanctimonious act/gesture.
sanctimoniously adverb

con mojigatería, santurronamente
sanctimoniousness noun

mojigatería, santurronería, beatería

(Translation of “sanctimonious” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)