Definition of malarkey
: insincere or foolish talk : bunkum He thinks that everything politicians say is a bunch of malarkey.
Examples of malarkey in a Sentence
He thinks everything politicians say is just a bunch of malarkey.
the old lady declared that everything politicians say is pure malarkey
Recent Examples of malarkey from the Web
Yes, conspiratorial malarkey will always thrive -- but silencing the latest flavor of it is just a game of whack-a-mole.
The New York Times profiles a few pager repair specialists forced to rethink their career options and possibly learn that newfangled Windows malarkey.
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Origin and Etymology of malarkey
First Known Use: 1924See Words from the same year
MALARKEY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of malarkey for English Language Learners
: foolish words or ideas
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