Russian word of the day: Лицемер

Jul 24, 2018

How to say 

"Hypocrite" in Russian



Noun , masculine

Plural - лицеме́ры



  • Он бесче́стный лицеме́р - говори́т одно́, а де́лает соверше́нно друго́е.

    on bees-chyést-nyî lee-tse-myér - ga-va-réet ad-nó, a dyé-la-yet sa-veer-shén-na dru-gó-ye

    He's a dishonest hypocrite - he says one thing, but he does something completely different.

  • Она́ обозвала́ его́ в лицо́ лицеме́ром, и пра́вильно сде́лала.

    a-ná a-baz-va-lá ye-vó v lee-tsó lee-tse-myé-ram ee prá-veel'-na sdyé-la-la

    She called him a hypocrite in his face, and it was the right thing to do.

Same stem words

лицо́ [lee-tsó] Noun , plural - ли́ца
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Related words and phrases

приве́тливый [pree-vyét-lee-vyî] Adjective
friendly, affable
злой [zloî] Adjective
angry; wicked, evil; malicious, spiteful, mean
жа́дный [zhád-nyÎ] Adjective
уве́ренность [u-vyé-reen-nast'] Noun
confidence, certitude, assurance

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