What does the word “Malarkey” mean?

Malarkey rose to the top of Webster’s Dictionary daily look-ups on the evening of July 27th, 2016, after Vice-President Joseph Biden used the word in a speech at the Democratic National Convention. Do you know what the word means?

funny mustache fakeMalarkey means “insincere or foolish talk; bunkum.” Though there are a number of theories as to the word’s origins, no one is positive where it comes from.