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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: trumpery(0.01147 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to trumpery.
English → English (WordNet)
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)
Trumpery \Trump"er*y\, n. [F. tromperie deceit, fr. tromper to
deceive. See Trump to trick.]
1. Deceit; fraud. [Obs.] --Grenewey.
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.
The trumpery in my house, go bring it hither,
for state to catch these thieves. --Shak.
Upon the coming of Christ, very much, though not
all, of this idolatrous trumpery and superstition
was driven out of the world. --South.
Trumpery \Trump"er*y\, a.
Worthless or deceptive in character. “A trumpery little