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horsefeathers

Syllabification: horse·feath·ers
Pronunciation: /ˈhôrsˌfeT͟Hərz
 
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Definition of horsefeathers in English:

exclamation

Used to express disagreement, disbelief, or frustration.
Example sentences
  • What a hat full of horsefeathers; what a hoary hunk of chutzpah; what a grotesque, galloping glob of gall this guy is!
  • Calling those charges ‘horsefeathers,’ Chee states, ‘I would rather rot in jail than to plead to charges where I prepared documents like every other lawyer in the country.’
  • I say it's a lot of youth-media-generated horsefeathers.

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