Definition of balderdash in English:

balderdash

Syllabification: bal·der·dash
Pronunciation: /ˈbôldərˌdaSH
 
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noun

Senseless talk or writing; nonsense: she dismissed talk of plots as “bunkum and balderdash.”
More example sentences
  • And all this talk of it being a man's world is pure balderdash, poppycock and gibberish.
  • I've got to say that it's absolute balderdash and poppycock.
  • ‘What I have heard tonight is a bunch of balderdash,’ she said of council's concerns.

Origin

late 16th century (denoting a frothy liquid; later, an unappetizing mixture of drinks): of unknown origin.

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