malarkey

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noun ma·lar·key \mə-ˈlär-kē\

Definition of malarkey

  1. :  insincere or foolish talk :  bunkum

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>

Variants of malarkey

less commonly

malarky

Origin and Etymology of malarkey

origin unknown


First Known Use: 1929


MALARKEY Defined for English Language Learners

malarkey

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noun ma·lar·key \mə-ˈlär-kē\

Definition of malarkey for English Language Learners

  • : foolish words or ideas



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