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Trumpery

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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun trumpery:

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Definition of the noun trumpery

What does trumpery mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: trumperies

  1. nonsensical talk or writing
  2. ornamental objects of no great value

Alternative definition of the noun trumpery

noun

  1. worthless finery; bric-a-brac or junk
  2. See nonsense.

Definition of the adjective trumpery

What does trumpery mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: -

  1. gaudy but of no value

Writings

"Trumpery" is a play by Peter Parnell.

Miscellanea

Trumpery is a 2007 theater production of the play by Peter Parnell.

  • award: - Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Set Design of a Play nomination for Santo Loquasto

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Trumpery

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Google previewStokesley Secret the (2006)

by Charlotte M. Yonge

“Sometimes present trumpery is a step to something better. 'A was an Archer' is not very wise, but it is the road to reading – and even if it were not so, Sam, it is not right to shame people into giving; for what is not bestowed for the true reasons, ...

Google previewDelphi Complete Novels of Charlotte Mary Yonge (Illustrated) (2015)

by Charlotte Mary Yonge

“Sometimes present trumpery is a step to something better. 'A was an Archer' is not very wise, but it is the road to reading — and even if it were not so, Sam, it is not right to shame people into giving; for what is not bestowed for the true reasons, ...

Google previewNew Englander and Yale Review (1849)

Oxfordism with its trumpery is the natural result ; and the only ...

Google previewThe New Englander (1849)

Oxfordism with its trumpery is the natural result ; and the only ...

Google previewPocket Oxford English Dictionary (2013)

by Maurice Waite

trumpery n. (pl. trumperies) old use articles that are superficially attractive but have little real worth. – origin Old French tromperie. trumpet n. 1 a brass musical instrument with a flared end. 2 something shaped like a trumpet, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous Or Parallel Expressions Designed as a Practical Guide to Aptness and Variety of Phraseology (1891)

by Richard Soule

Dross, refuse, rubbish, trumpery, waste matter, worthless stuff. Trashy, a. Worthless, trifling, trumpery, ...

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Trumpery Meaning

Video shows what trumpery means. worthless finery; bric-a-brac or junk. nonsense. deceit; fraud. Trumpery Meaning. How to pronounce, definition audio ...

Scrabble value of T1R1U1M3P3E1R1Y4

The value of this 8-letter word is 15 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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