trumpery (noun) – 1. foolish talk or actions 2. a useless or worthless article
The trumpet was very (trumpery) old and broken. It was a foolish action to buy such a useless object.
Examples of trumpery (noun) in a sentence (1. foolish talk or actions)
She actually found his trumpery somewhat endearing.
He'd had enough of trumpery coming from his students so gave them all detentions.
The new manager wouldn't tolerate any form of trumpery on shift.
Examples of trumpery (noun) in a sentence (2. a useless or worthless article)
She received nothing but trumpery for Christmas.
He cleared out all of the old trumpery from his apartment.
What she claimed to be antiques were nothing but old trumpery.