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社交辞令, しゃこうじれい

  • shakōjirei

Definition

Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.), nouns which may take the genitive case particle `no'

  • polite or diplomatic way of putting things
  • honeyed words
  • lip service

Examples of 社交辞令,しゃこうじれい in a Sentence

言っていることはた社交辞令よ。
You're just being diplomatic.
Now I understand that my mother was only trying to be polite in public.

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