Definition of baloney in English:


Syllabification: ba·lo·ney
Pronunciation: /bəˈlōnē


  • 1Foolish or deceptive talk; nonsense: typical salesman’s baloney
    [corruption of bologna]
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    • No nonsense, no baloney, not a lot of fanfare, and it's proceeding very quickly.
    • This thing about them not going well is a load of baloney.
    • Just when it looked like the magic of the cup was being exposed as a load of old baloney, the substitute required only three minutes to underline his faith in it.
  • 2North American variant of bologna.
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    • Mortodella (from which we get our boloney) comes from Bologna.
    • And provided you don't come foisting your legumes on me, I won't slap you with my baloney.
    • Well, folks, it's nowhere near as hard as trying to unwrap a baloney and cheese sandwich or open a bag of Fritos.

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