Example sentences for: pecksniffian

How can you use “pecksniffian” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • In his piece, The Day They Took the Peck out of Pecksniffian [XXIII, 4], Doug Briggs observed, There is a movement to decriminalize the meanings of words that once described criminal conduct in unmistakable terms.

  • But the sanitizing of Pecksniffian was no more evolutionary than the stallion's transmutation to a gelding.

  • For years and years, Merriam-Webster has held out an explicit definition of Pecksniffian , one precisely consistent with the Pecksniff we know, and usage has squared with that definition.

  • Things were going fine until I got to the word Pecksniffian .

  • "Senate leaders from both sides of the aisle opened Pecksniffian frippery holus-bolus Friday, as House Republicans vowed to roughhew the spittoon."

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