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Wednesday, April 01, 2015

Definitions for malarkey

  1. Informal. speech or writing designed to obscure, mislead, or impress; bunkum: The claims were just a lot of malarkey.

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Citations for malarkey
Underneath all that free and easy hippie malarkey she is actually the most awful prig… Zoë Heller, What Was She Thinking? Notes on a Scandal, 2003
They talk about clothes and boys and all that kind of malarkey. You know. Donna Tartt, The Secret History, 1992
Origin of malarkey
Malarkey is an Americanism that arose in the 1920s. It is of unknown origin.