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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  • n. Pretentious, insincere, or empty language: "I hate ... that air/Of claptrap, which your recent poets prize” ( Byron).
  • the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  • n. A contrivance for clapping in theaters.
  • n. A trick or device to gain applause, especially pretentious but empty rhetoric; humbug.
  • adj. Contrived for the purpose of making a show, or gaining applause; deceptive; unreal.
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • n. A contrivance for clapping in theaters.
  • n. Figuratively, an artifice or device to elicit applause or gain popularity; deceptive show or pretense.
  • Designing or designed merely to win approval or catch applause.
  • WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  • n. pompous or pretentious talk or writing
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    humbug    deceptive    unreal    trickery    nonsense    buncombe   
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