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How to Pronounce malarkey?

Correct pronunciation for the word "malarkey" is [mˈalɑːkɪ], [mˈalɑːkɪ], [m_ˈa_l_ɑː_k_ɪ].

What are the misspellings for malarkey?

"Malarkey" in context

Malarkey is an informal term used to describe speech or activity that is considered to be foolish or insincere. It is often attributed to nonsense or half-truths that are spoken or written in order to deceive or convince others of something they may not necessarily buy into. Vulgar, exaggerated forms of speech would also be considered malarky.

Malarkey is believed to have originated in the early 1900s in Ireland, where it was used as a colloquialism for nonsense.

Usage over time for malarkey:

This graph shows how "malarkey" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

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