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plaster saint

Definition:

a person (considered to be) without human failings

Class:

person noun (people)

Plural:

plaster saints

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Usage example:

he's no plaster saint

Definition references

Oxford Dictionary:

plaster saint

a person who makes a show of being without moral faults or human weakness, especially in a hypocritical way (19 of 53 words, 1 usage example)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/plaster-saint

Merriam-Webster:

plaster saint

a person without human failings (5 of 19 words)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/plaster saint

Encarta Dictionary:

plaster saint | plaster saints [plural]

somebody who appears to be or makes a show of being a model of virtue, but often proves a hypocrite (20 of 47 words)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 701708693​/definition​.html  [offline]

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