Definition of Malarkey

1. Noun. Empty rhetoric or insincere or exaggerated talk. "Don't give me any of that jazz"

Exact synonyms: Idle Words, Jazz, Malarky, Nothingness, Wind
Generic synonyms: Talk, Talking
Derivative terms: Windy



Definition of Malarkey

1. Noun. Nonsense; rubbish. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Malarkey

1. nonsense [n -KEYS] - See also: nonsense

Lexicographical Neighbors of Malarkey

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malarial mosquito
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malarial pigment
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malarias
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malariological
malariologies
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malariologists
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malarious
malarkey (current term)
malarkeys
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malaroma
malaromas
malars
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malashaganay
malate
malate-aspartate shuttle
malate-condensing enzyme
malate ATP lyase

Literary usage of Malarkey

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Reports of Cases Decided in the Supreme Court of the State of Oregon by Oregon Supreme Court (1911)
"The trial was conducted principally by Dan J. malarkey, who appeared with ... The first assignment of error relates to the conduct of Mr. malarkey in the ..."

2. National Computer Security Conference, 1993 (16th) Proceedings: Information by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"... Thomas R. malarkey Department of Defense PO Box 4388 Mountain View, CA 94040 ABSTRACT The paper attempts to lay out several useful strategies for ..."

3. The Phonographic Magazine and National Shorthand Reporter by Jerome Bird Howard (1904)
"The second case occurred in Chicago, and the Chicago Journal of February 24 speaks of it as follows : Jeanette malarkey, an official stenographer, ..."

4. U. S. Spectrum Management Policy: Agenda for the FutureTechnology (1994)
"First, Shew (1990) obtained from malarkey-Taylor an engineering estimate of the ... S/ malarkey-Taylor is an engineering consulting firm located in ..."

5. The American and English Railroad Cases: A Collection of All Cases Affecting by Frank Cyrus Smith, Thomas Johnson Michie, United States Courts, Great Britain Courts, Canada Courts (1911)
"From the judgment entered thereon, defendant has appealed. 5. C. Spencer (Wilbur & Splicer, on the brief), for appellant. Dan J. malarkey (Gammons ..."

6. Face to Face by Jeff W. O'Connell, Gabrielle Warnock (2000)
"He co-authored two children's books with his son Brendan Kennedy, Charlie malarkey and the Belly Button Machine (1986) and Charlie malarkey and the Singing ..."

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