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virtue signallingnoun [ U ]

UK US virtue signaling /ˈvɜː.tʃuː ˌsɪɡ.nəl.ɪŋ/ /ˈvɝː.tʃuː ˌsɪɡ.nəl.ɪŋ/

an attempt to show other people that you are a good person, for example by expressing opinions that will be acceptable to them, especially on social media:

(Definition of “virtue signalling” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)