how to pronounce malarkey


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malarkey is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of malarkey in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

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meanings of malarkey


  1. Nonsense; rubbish.


  1. A surname​.

malarkey frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word malarkey occurs in english on average 0.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics malarkey can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that malarkey can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

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