Simon-pure meaning

sīmən-pyo͝or
Genuinely and thoroughly pure.
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Superficially or hypocritically virtuous.
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Genuine; real; authentic.
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Origin of simon-pure

  • From the phrase the real Simon Pure after Simon Pure a character in the play A Bold Stroke for a Wife by Susannah Centlivre (1669–1723)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition