1. One rule for own self and another rule for others.
2. The claim to or pretense of having higher standards or admirable principles, beliefs, or feelings than is the case.
3. When someone pretends to believe something that they do not really believe or that is the opposite of what they do or say at another time.
4. A feigning to be what one is not or to believe what one does not; especially: the false assumption of an appearance of virtue or religion.