Definition of bosh in English:


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Pronunciation: /bɒʃ


[mass noun] informal
Nonsense; rubbish: that’s a load of bosh
More example sentences
  • That's bosh and hokum, and it does a disservice to the people.
  • ‘We know how they are going to play - everything is big bosh - long throws everywhere, the ball just goes into the box.’
  • Despite his aversion to literary pretension, Parks has translated the Italian writer, who is more surely a purveyor of bosh than Rushdie ever will be.


mid 19th century: from Turkish boş 'empty, worthless'.

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