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poppycock

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Pronunciation: /ˈpɒpɪkɒk
 
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Definition of poppycock in English:

noun

[mass noun] informal
Nonsense: he said I was talking poppycock
More example sentences
  • ‘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.
Synonyms
foolishness, silliness
Scottish & Northern English informal havers
North American informal flapdoodle, blathers, applesauce, wack, bushwa
North American vulgar slang crapola
informal , dated bunkum, tommyrot, cod, gammon, toffee

Origin

mid 19th century: from Dutch dialect pappekak, from pap 'soft' + kak 'dung'.

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