Come, come; don't stand there shedding your crocodile tears; you are found out, and may as well leave off shamming any more.
But he was accustomed to shed these crocodile tears after horrors of this kind, when he had made no effort to mitigate them.
At this Ryder shed some crocodile tears; and very soon, by her blandishments, obtained forgiveness.
When I use the word crocodile I am not hinting at savage instincts or crocodile tears.
And the crocodile tears of Celia Jane made you shed so many real ones!
"I looked as if I did not understand what was meant by these crocodile tears," said he.
You couldn't keep it to yourself, for all your promises and your crocodile tears!
Accordingly shrieks of despair begin to resound, and crocodile tears to flow in cataracts.
To these crocodile tears they will add sobs, fiery sighs, and sorrowful countenance.
crocodile tears were shed over the poor foundling—though a future heiress—placed by Divine Providence at our threshold.
An insincere show of sympathy or sadness; crocodiles were once thought to “weep” large tears before they ate their victims: “Don't shed any crocodile tears for Fisher; I know you were responsible for his firing.”