What does crocodile tears mean?

 

Idiom Meaning:

fake tears

 

Examples of this Idiom in Movies & TV Shows:

 

Designated Survivor “Home” (2017)

Tom Kirkman: Have we heard from Mike or Hannah yet?

Aaron Shore: No, we can’t raise them, sir. We think they may have come under fire.

Tom Kirkman: We think?

Aaron Shore: We’re deploying a backup team as we speak, sir.

Tom Kirkman: Son of a bitch. What about Bahri and Fayad?

Aaron Shore: Well, it’s just as expected. Condolences, expressions of outrage.

Tom Kirkman: Crocodile tears.

Aaron Shore: At least from one of them.

 

Tarzan (1999)

Time of Scene: ~00:34:50

Jane Porter: All right, enough of this. I want that paper on the count of three. One, two… Oh, look! Bananas! Ha ha! I can’t believe you fell for that one! Now now, don’t give me those crocodile tears.

 

The Flash “The Trial of The Flash” (2018)

Ralph Dibny: If there was an award for best crocodile tears by the most emotionally manipulative widow, Marlize, definitely in the top three. Let’s snap something more damning than a lip lock.

Joe West: We’re not here for that. Can you do your gross stretchy thing and slip inside and open the door?

 

 

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