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

Derived forms: trumperies

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

Encyclopedia: Trumpery