Results for: Malarkey

In Word and Phrase Origins

What does cut the malarkey mean?

Also known as 'cut the bullsh*t'. Simply means get to the point. Used most often when one is rambling to indicate they need to get to the crux of what they are trying to say. (MORE)
In English Language

Where does the phrase lot of malarkey come from?

Meallacach (pron. m'alekok), Gaelige language, adj., alluring, charming, beguiling, deceitful. Emerged into English language from Irish immigration to the East coast of the US (MORE)
In Word and Phrase Origins

What is the origin of the word malarkey?

There was Malachy Pronounced by some as Malarkey only he was accurate in his predictions giving the irony of the word recognized as b.s. or untrue, foolish it would actually m (MORE)
In Word and Phrase Origins

What is the origin of malarkey?

The Origin of "malarkey" is unknown, but its use was first reported in 1929. I just read recently that it was Gallic. My dad use to say it all the time.
In Ireland

Is malarkey a Irish word?

It is an American-English word, with unknown origins. It's actually an Irish surname: it has a variety of spellings. Mullarkey, Mullarky, Malarkey etc.
In Definitions

What is the definition of the word malarkey?

The meaning or definition of the word malarkey is a speech or writing to obscure, mislead, or impress; bunkum; nonsense; meaningless talk. "The claims were just a lot of malar (MORE)
In Actors & Actresses

What movie and television projects has Michael Malarkey been in?

Michael Malarkey has: Played Himself - Actor in "Breakfast" in 2000. Played Anthony in "Raw" in 2008. Played Peter in "Good Morning Rachel" in 2009. Played Enzo in "The Vampir (MORE)
In Word and Phrase Origins

Where did the word MALARKEY originate?

It is an English word that first came into use in the 1920's, it isof unknown origin. It means spoken nonsense or rubbish usuallyuttered with the intent to deceive.
In Baseball History

When and where did baseball player John Malarkey play?

John Malarkey debuted on September 21, 1894, playing for the Washington Senators at Boundary Field; he played his final game on September 20, 1903, playing for the Boston Bean (MORE)