Definitions for trumperyˈtrʌm pə ri
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word trumpery
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
trump•er•yˈtrʌm pə ri(n.; adj.)(pl.)-ries
(n.)something without use or value.
Archaic. worthless finery.
(adj.)of little or no value; worthless; rubbishy.
Origin of trumpery:
1425–75; late ME trompery deceit < MF tromperie=tromp(er) to deceive (MF: to trifle, play with, orig., to play the trumpet; see trump2) +-erie -ery
folderol, rubbish, tripe, trumpery, trash, wish-wash, applesauce, codswallop(noun)
nonsensical talk or writing
folderal, falderol, frill, gimcrackery, gimcrack, nonsense, trumpery(noun)
ornamental objects of no great value
worthless finery; bric-a-brac or junk
gaudy but of no value
something serving to deceive by false show or pretense; falsehood; deceit; worthless but showy matter; hence, things worn out and of no value; rubbish
worthless or deceptive in character
Find a translation for the trumpery definition in other languages:
Select another language: