malarkey

noun ma·lar·key \ mə-ˈlär-kē \
variants: or less commonly malarky
Updated on: 24 Nov 2017

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

  1. He thinks everything politicians say is just a bunch of malarkey.

  2. the old lady declared that everything politicians say is pure malarkey

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Origin and Etymology of malarkey

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MALARKEY Defined for English Language Learners

malarkey

noun

Definition of malarkey for English Language Learners

  • : foolish words or ideas



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