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also ma·lar·ky  (mə-lär′kē)
n. Slang
Exaggerated or foolish talk, usually intended to deceive: "snookered by a lot of malarkey" (New Republic).

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Noun1.malarky - empty rhetoric or insincere or exaggerated talk; "that's a lot of wind"; "don't give me any of that jazz"
talk, talking - an exchange of ideas via conversation; "let's have more work and less talk around here"


also malarky
Slang. Something that does not have or make sense:
Informal: tommyrot.
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