unctuous Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “unctuous” in the English Dictionary

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uk   us   /ˈʌŋk.tju.əs/ formal disapproving
Unctuous ​people or ​behaviourexpresses too much ​praise, ​interest, ​friendliness, etc., in a way that is ​false and ​unpleasant: his unctuous ​manner/​voice/​smile
(Definition of unctuous from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “unctuous”
in Chinese (Simplified) 谄媚的, 虚情假意的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 諂媚的, 虛情假意的…
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