Elizabeth Barrette (ysabetwordsmith) wrote,
Elizabeth Barrette
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20 Lost Words to Rediscover

I call your attention to "trumpery."

noun, plural trumperies.
1. something without use or value; rubbish; trash; worthless stuff.
2. nonsense; twaddle: His usual conversation is pure trumpery.
3. Archaic. worthless finery.
adjective
4. of little or no value; trifling, worthless; rubbishy; trashy.
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