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[muh-lahr-kee] /məˈlɑr ki/

noun, Informal.
speech or writing designed to obscure, mislead, or impress; bunkum:
The claims were just a lot of malarkey.
(slang) nonsense; rubbish

also malarky, “lies and exaggerations,” 1924, American English, of unknown origin. It also is a surname.




Lies and exaggerations; empty ombasti talk; baloney, bullshit: Hollywood is in the business of manufacturing malarkey as well as movies/ That’s a lot of malarkey

[1929+; origin unknown]


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