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
Some malarkey does get thrown into the mix: since his aims are frequently carnal, Lee’s mysticism can seem, even to him, like misdirection, or perhaps mood music.
And don’t hand me any malarkey about the thrill of watching Barry Sanders and Calvin Johnson.
One of the pillars of this collection has been color as neutral and the idea of what's appropriate and what's not is just sort of malarkey.
Wall Street’s greatest minds are conducting surveys of smartphone buyers, checking with Asian factories that make iPhone parts and doing other financial research that is impressive but also infused with malarkey.
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
balderdash, baloney (also boloney), beans, bilge, blarney, blather, bosh, bull [slang], bunk, bunkum (or buncombe), claptrap, drivel, folderol (also falderal), folly, foolishness, fudge, hogwash, hokeypokey, hokum, hooey, humbug, humbuggery, jazz, moonshine, nonsense, piffle, poppycock, rot, rubbish, senselessness, silliness, stupidity, tommyrot, trash, trumpery, twaddle;
MALARKEY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of malarkey for English Language Learners
: foolish words or ideas
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