crocodile tears

plural noun

Definition of crocodile tears

:false or affected tears; also :hypocritical sorrow

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First Known Use of crocodile tears

1563


CROCODILE TEARS Defined for English Language Learners

crocodile tears

noun

Definition of crocodile tears for English Language Learners

  • : a false expression of sadness or regret about something


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