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malarkey

noun ma·lar·key \mə-ˈlär-kē\

Simple Definition of malarkey

  • : foolish words or ideas

Full Definition of malarkey

  1. :  insincere or foolish talk :  bunkum

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>



Variants of malarkey

also ma·lar·ky play \mə-ˈlär-kē\

Origin of malarkey

origin unknown


First Known Use: 1929



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