- Nonsense.More example sentences
nonsense, rubbish, claptrap, balderdash, blather, moonshine, garbage• informal rot, tripe, jive, hogwash, baloney, drivel, bilge, bunk, eyewash, piffle, phooey, twaddle
- ‘It was all absolute nonsense, complete poppycock,’ said Lennon.
- And all this talk of it being a man's world is pure balderdash, poppycock and gibberish.
- It should have been called nonsense and poppycock, but it was tempting to believe it as prices just kept rocketing.
mid 19th century: from Dutch dialect pappekak, from pap 'soft' + kak 'dung'.