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  1. trumpery

    • IPA[ˈtrʌmp(ə)ri]

    英式

    • n.
      attractive articles of little value or use;practices or beliefs that are superficially or visually appealing but have little real value or worth
    • adj.
      showy but worthless;delusive or shallow
    • noun: trumpery, plural noun: trumperies

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. attractive articles of little value or use None of your woollen drapery, nor linen drapery, nor any of your frippery or trumpery. I hate ostentation
    • practices or beliefs that are superficially or visually appealing but have little real value or worth he exposed their ideals as trumpery theatrical trumpery

    形容詞

    • 1. showy but worthless trumpery jewellery
    • delusive or shallow that trumpery hope which lets us dupe ourselves
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    • IPA[ˈtrəmp(ə)rē]

    美式

    • n.
      attractive articles of little value or use: None of your woolen drapery, nor linen drapery, nor any of your frippery or trumpery. I hate ostentation
    • adj.
      showy but worthless: trumpery jewelry

    Oxford American Dictionary