Meaning of “claptrap” in the English Dictionary

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"claptrap" in British English

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claptrapnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈklæp.træp/ us /ˈklæp.træp/ informal disapproving

silly talk that means nothing and should not be believed:

Don't believe a word of what he says. It's just a load of claptrap.

(Definition of “claptrap” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)