Definition of trumpery:
ice, folderol, meth, flounce, methamphetamine, gimcracks, bosh, nonsense, wish-wash, frills, ruffle, hokum, codswallop, frill, deoxyephedrine, furbelow, gimcrackery, scrap, shabu, frivolity, applesauce, trash, crank, nonsensicality, meaninglessness, glass, falderal, chalk, apple sauce, bunk, ruff, chicken feed, worthless, tinsel, tripe, scum, gimcrack, methamphetamine hydrochloride, falderol, rubbish, folderal.
- "A Wanderer in Paris", E. V. Lucas.
- "George Brown", John Lewis.
Had Mrs. Hanbury Smith not noticed the application, there might, perhaps, have been an end of it, but she was silly enough to send over from Paris a little trumpery bit of finery, bought in the Palais Royal for ten francs.- "The Eustace Diamonds", Anthony Trollope.