Definition of claptrap
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How to use claptrap in a sentence
I do not want to hear any more of this claptrap and nonsense from you.Inside Author Ray Bradbury’s FBI File: Was He a Communist Sympathizer?|Clark Merrefield|August 28, 2012|DAILY BEAST
A strategy also has to set achievable objectives, not just the usual American dreams and politically driven claptrap of hope.
Mr Erman despises the common trick and claptrap resorted to by vulgar writers.
If it was desired, we determined that it should be bought without extolling claptrap of any kind.The Gold Hunter's Adventures|William H. Thomes
His words are redolent of claptrap and fury, and are a mischievous element in the formation of public opinion.Days and Nights in London|J. Ewing Ritchie
Alison is all fudge and claptrap, with his granite squares of infantry and his billows of cavalry.Miss Ravenel's conversion from secession to loyalty|J. W. de Forest
When he talked of 'the sacred purposes of humanity' it was not artificial claptrap in a protocol.