malarkey

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Etymology[edit]

Of unknown origin; perhaps from Greek μαλακία(malakía, stupidity, idiocy, nonsense, bullshit).

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Noun[edit]

malarkey ‎(uncountable)

  1. Nonsense; rubbish.
    I decided it was a bunch of malarkey and stopped reading about halfway through.

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Usage notes[edit]

Frequently, though not always used after "bunch of"

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