noun \mə-ˈlär-kē\

: foolish words or ideas

Full Definition of MALARKEY

:  insincere or foolish talk :  bunkum

Variants of MALARKEY

ma·lar·key also ma·lar·ky \mə-ˈlär-kē\

Examples of MALARKEY

  1. He thinks everything politicians say is just a bunch of malarkey.
  2. <the old lady declared that everything politicians say is pure malarkey>

Origin of MALARKEY

origin unknown
First Known Use: 1929


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