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hogwash

Syllabification: hog·wash
Pronunciation: /ˈhôɡˌwôSH
 
, ˈhäɡˌwäSH
 
/

Definition of hogwash in English:

noun

informal
Nonsense.
Example sentences
  • Trust me, these ‘get rich quick’ advertisements are pure bull, guff and hogwash!
  • As you can see, all this advice being offered by these so-called ‘online experts’ is nothing but hogwash and claptrap.
  • This is hogwash and this isn't true.

Origin

mid 15th century: from hog + wash; the original sense was 'kitchen swill for pigs'.

Words that rhyme with hogwash

limewash • whitewash

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