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.
nonsense, rubbish, garbage, claptrap, balderdash, blather, blether, moonshine; foolishness, silliness
informal rot, tripe, hogwash, baloney, drivel, bilge, bosh, bull, bunk, guff, eyewash, piffle, phooey, hooey, malarkey, twaddle, dribble
Scottish & Northern English informal havers
North American vulgar slang crapola
mid 19th century: from Dutch dialect pappekak, from pap 'soft' + kak 'dung'.