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Definition of the noun malarky

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noun - plural: malarkies

  1. empty rhetoric or insincere or exaggerated talk


Malarky was developed by Ernie Capobianco, a Dallas advertising executive, and David Feldman, the maker of the Imponderables novels, and published by Patch Products in 1997. It is a trivia game that incorporates bluffing into the gameplay.

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Google previewThe Essential Lingo Dictionary (2015)

of Australian words and phrases by John Miller

malarky Foolish talk. mallee A slang term for the outback. This refers to the mallee eucalypts that grow in dry bushland areas. mallee bull To be as fit as a mallee bull is to ...

Google previewCassell's Dictionary of Slang (2005)

by Jonathon Green

(also malaky, malarky, mallarkey, mullarkey) (orig. US) 1 [1920s+] nonsense, foolishness, ...

Google previewNelson's Biographical Dictionary and Historical Reference Book of Fayette County, Pennsylvania (1900)

Containing a Condensed History of Pennsylvania, of Fayette County, and the Boroughs and Townships of the County : Also, Portraits and Biographies of the Governors Since 1790, and Genealogies, Family Histories and Biographies of Representative Men of the County : Illustrated by Henry Elliot Shepherd

Malarky, James W. Malone, Abraham B. Maurt, M. D. Mercer, Alpheus Maple, ...

Google previewThe Chambers Crossword Dictionary, 3rd edition (2012)

by Chambers,

boloney, chatter, chinwag, clatter, confess,dialect, discuss, earbash, express, hearsay, lecture,malarky, meeting,oration, palaver,prattle, seminar, twaddle08badinage, chitchat,conclave, converse, dialogue,flimflam, haggling, idiolect,informon, ...

Google previewFlip Dictionary (2002)

by Barbara Kipfer

intolerant, racist, zealot bigotry: bias, ignorance, intolerance, prejudice, racism, sexism bigwig: mogul, nabob, pooh-bah, VIP bijou: gem bike: cycle, pedal biker's backrest: sissy bar bikini top: bra bilge: balderdash, bull, malarky, rot, tubbish, ...

Google previewOxford Dictionary of Modern Slang (2010)

by John Ayto, John Simpson

noun Also malaky, malarky, mullarkey. orig US Nonsense, foolishness. 1924–. OBSERVER Tall stories. . .of rattlesnakes bringing up a nestful of baby robins, . . . or some such malarkey (1973). [Origin unknown.] malf noun mainly ...

Google previewA Biographical Dictionary of Silent Film Western Actors and Actresses (2002)

by George A. Katchmer

with Richard Dix and Frances Howard (bad guy Bull Malarky).

Google previewThe Routledge Dictionary of Modern American Slang and Unconventional English (2008)

by Tom Dalzell

— Peter Corris, Pokerface, 1985 malarkey; malarky; mullarkey noun nonsense ...

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Scrabble value of M3A1L1A1R1K5Y4

The value of this 7-letter word is 16 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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