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Definition of unctuously adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

unctuously

 adverb
adverb
BrE BrE//ˈʌŋktjuəsli//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈʌŋktʃuəsli//
 
(formal, disapproving)
 
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in a way that is friendly or that gives praise which is not sincere and is therefore unpleasant