Meaning of きれいごと in Japanese

It seems that きれいごと(kireigoto) is an inflection of きれい with the following forms:
  • ごと form.
  1. Words

Definition of きれいごと

  1. (n) whitewashing; glossing over; lip service

    高額品の値下げなどときれいごとをいっても、結局のところ新消費税への風当たりを和らげる口実にすぎない。
    The reduced price of luxury goods is just window dressing to make the new consumption tax look better.

  2. deftly finishing up; putting on the final touches
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