What does the word pharisee mean?

Usage examples for pharisee

  1. On the opposite wall is another large refectory composition, 1193, The Supper in the House of Simon the Pharisee. – The Story of Paris by Thomas Okey
  2. To be sure, when she came to be aware of what she was thinking, Lucy felt guilty, and called herself a Pharisee, and said a prayer in her heart for the man who had upset all her cherished ideas of her family and home; but, after all, that was an after- thought, and did not alter her instinctive sense of repulsion and indignation. – The Perpetual Curate by Mrs [Margaret] Oliphant