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English → English (WordNet) Definition: trumpery trumpery n 1: nonsensical talk or writing [syn: folderol, rubbish, tripe, trash, wish-wash, applesauce, codswallop] 2: ornamental objects of no great value [syn: falderal, folderol, frills, gimcrackery, gimcracks, nonsense]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Trumpery Trumpery \Trump"er*y\, n. [F. tromperie deceit, fr. tromper to deceive. See Trump to trick.] 1. Deceit; fraud. [Obs.] --Grenewey. [1913 Webster] 2. Something serving to deceive by false show or pretense; falsehood; deceit; worthless but showy matter; hence, things worn out and of no value; rubbish. [1913 Webster] The trumpery in my house, go bring it hither, for state to catch these thieves. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Upon the coming of Christ, very much, though not all, of this idolatrous trumpery and superstition was driven out of the world. --South. [1913 Webster] Trumpery \Trump"er*y\, a. Worthless or deceptive in character. “A trumpery little ring.” --Thackeray. [1913 Webster]


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