Shears loved this dry, claptrap way of announcing his triumphs.
My dears, do let me beg of you not to be caught by claptrap.
Confound you, do you know who you are talking to, Mr. Claptrap?
I'm getting further and further away from this century and its claptrap.
The retort is on a par with the proposition, and both are claptrap.
"I guess we'd better shet her claptrap ...