Meaning of trumpery


Pronunciation: (trum'pu-rē), [key]
— n., pl. adj. -ries,
  1. something without use or value; rubbish; trash; worthless stuff.
  2. nonsense; twaddle: His usual conversation is pure trumpery.
  3. worthless finery.
  1. of little or no value; trifling, worthless; rubbishy; trashy.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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