Verboticism: Crocodilecheers

'Wow! It's just what I wanted!'

DEFINITION: v., To show appreciation for a gift, even if it is something that you do not really need or want, by feigning joy. n., A faked display of gratitude.

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Created by: Carla

Pronunciation: croc-uh-dile-cheers

Sentence: Emma unwrapped Albert's gift of extra thick binbags. She smiled, oohed and aahed, and generally declared her eternal gratitude. Once again, Albert failed to realise that these were only crocodilecheers.

Etymology: crocodile tears + cheers

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