Definition of codswallop in English:

codswallop

Syllabification: cods·wal·lop
Pronunciation: /ˈkädzˌwäləp
 
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noun

British informal
Nonsense.
More example sentences
  • Is it a spiritually enriching pursuit or load of old codswallop?
  • We could have been giving him a load of old codswallop.
  • That's actually a load of old codswallop - the Belgians brew the best beer in the world.

Origin

1960s: sometimes said to be named after Hiram Codd, who invented a bottle for carbonated beverages (1875); the derivation remains unconfirmed.

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