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Some of this is clearly marketing lip service, and far greater regulatory efforts are needed to help nudge consumers into more sustainable choices, and place checks on a slow-moving industry that contributes heavily to climate change.

We thought people kind of paid lip service to it, but apparently it’s very important to them.

From Time

The influencer equity gap contrasts with the lip service that so many marketers have paid to diversity, equity and inclusion in the past year.

From Digiday

Indeed, for many years — with a few notable exceptions — marketers paid lip service to doing their bit.

From Digiday

The question is whether companies are just paying lip service to the idea of doing good.

From Fortune

As always, its leaders paid lip service to lofty ideals to obscure the ugly base alloys.

The missus and the kids pay intermittent lip service to living on a farm.

“Non-apology”, “disingenuous” and “lip service” were a few of the choice words expressed.

As Democrats we need to speak much more boldly about how we address inequality and not just pay lip service to these ideas.

People have been paying lip-service to globalization and the blahblahblah.

At this poem Mary professed herself delighted; for she was long past blushing at lip service.

How far—and this was more vital—are they rendering lip-service to social organisations?

Ofttimes a good frown to an unwise friend is all that is necessary to stop this "lip service" flattery.

Since it was their show and their property, I couldn't see any reason why they made this odd lip-service to politeness.

German statesmen may protest about their love of peace, but the service they render to peace is only lip service.


On this page you'll find 29 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to lip service, such as: duplicity, empty talk, hollow words, hypocrisy, hypocritical respect, and insincerity.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.