Malarkeys

malarkey

[muh-lahr-kee]
noun Informal.
speech or writing designed to obscure, mislead, or impress; bunkum: The claims were just a lot of malarkey.
Also, malarky.


Origin:
1925–30, Americanism; origin uncertain

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malarkey or malarky (məˈlɑːkɪ)
 
n
slang nonsense; rubbish
 
[C20: of unknown origin]
 
malarky or malarky
 
n
 
[C20: of unknown origin]

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malarkey
also malarky, "lies and exaggerations," 1929, Amer.Eng., of unknown origin. Sounds like someone's name.
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