from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Slang Exaggerated or foolish talk, usually intended to deceive: "snookered by a lot of malarkey” ( New Republic).
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Nonsense; rubbish.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. empty rhetoric or insincere or exaggerated talk
I can bet we're going to hear the word malarkey a lot as well.
Allen, did you use the word malarkey in that discussion?
But I’m glad it’s happened, I’ve always wanted to use the word malarkey; besides, there are plenty of people who haven’t got an ounce of faith.
Minyard believes criticism of coroners is "malarkey" -- in fact, he doesn't believe coroners even need a high-school diploma to do the job.
I'm sure she knows that's "malarkey" - to steal a common Biden word - but she said it anyway.
And I can't really argue with Adam Quigley when he says it replicated the feelings of childhood, because that's subjective, but to say it captures the spirit of the book is just plain malarkey.
Griffin wouldn't have dared to make that comment in front of Mark Roberts, or any other knowledgeable debunker of his malarkey, which is why he's never accepted an invitation to appear with him publicly.
Here are five reasons for calling malarkey on all this pessimism:
As the user name suggests, I am new to all this Linux malarkey … and I use that term malarkey with no disrespect to any of the disto's and of course PCLOS, but just to make it very clear what my entrance level is.
It's "malarkey" that Skilled Healthcare could find the wording confusing, Michael Thamer, an attorney for one of the three firms representing the plaintiffs, told the jury.
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