word of the day: April 04, 2011
When a person makes it sound like they are apologizing when, in fact, they are just shifting the blame or using twisted logic to argue their way out of responsibility for their actions.
When George said, "I guess we all just have to accept some of the blame here," I stopped listening because I knew it was just going to be another fauxpology.
when someone a apologizes with out really meaning it.
Sue had ask John several times not to stink up the bathroom. When John said he was sorry Sue told him not to give her his fauxpology's.
When you falsely apologize to someone to make you look like the bigger person, even though you don't mean a word of it.
Often used by pro athletes, movie stars, and politicians when they get caught cheating, making absurd comments, or get arrested for drugs.
After Tiger Woods slept with that stripper he had to offer a public Fauxpology.