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Noun: trumpery  trúm-pu-ree
Usage: archaic
  1. Statements or beliefs that are untrue or make no sense
    - bunk [informal], bunkum [informal], buncombe [informal], guff [informal], rot [informal], hogwash [informal], flapdoodle [N. Amer, informal], rhubarb [Brit, informal], Irish bull [slang], bull [slang], junk [informal], bilge [informal], nonsense, jive [N. Amer, informal], folderol, rubbish [informal], tripe [informal], trash [informal], wish-wash [informal], applesauce [N. Amer, informal], codswallop [Brit, informal], falderal
  2. Ornamental objects of no great value
    - falderal, falderol, frill, gimcrackery, gimcrack, nonsense, folderol [archaic]

Derived forms: trumperies

Type of: decoration, drivel, garbage, ornament, ornamentation

Encyclopedia: Trumpery