Russian word of the day: Лицемер

Jul 24, 2018

лицеме́р

lee-tse-myér

Noun , masculine

Plural - лицеме́ры

hypocrite

Examples

  • 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 , neuter , plural - ли́ца
face
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Related words and phrases

до́брый [dób-ryî] Adjective
kind, good
приве́тливый [pree-vyét-lee-vyî] Adjective
friendly, affable
жа́дный [zhád-nyÎ] Adjective
greedy
мни́тельный [mnée-teel'-nyî] Adjective
suspicious, mistrustful; hypochondriac

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