malarkey
[ muh-lahr-kee ]
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Part of Speechnoun
Origin + Etymology
an Americanism dating back to 1925–30; unknown origin
Synonyms
  • balderdash
  • drivel
  • foolishness
  • hogwash
  • nonsense
Antonyms
  • sense
  • truth
Definition
meaningless talk; nonsense
Example
The newest teacher at the school does not tolerate malarkey in her classroom.
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