Definition of Hogwash

1. Noun. Unacceptable behavior (especially ludicrously false statements).

Exact synonyms: Buncombe, Bunk, Bunkum, Guff, Rot
Specialized synonyms: Bull, Bullshit, Crap, Dogshit, Horseshit, Irish Bull, Shit
Generic synonyms: Drivel, Garbage



Definition of Hogwash

1. n. Swill.

Definition of Hogwash

1. Noun. (slang) foolish talk or writing; nonsense. ¹

2. Noun. swill. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hogwash

1. meaningless talk [n -ES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hogwash

hogskin
hogskins
hogsties
hogsty
hogsucker
hogswallop
hogtie
hogtied
hogtieing
hogties
hogtying
hogwaller
hogwallers
hogward
hogwards
hogwash (current term)
hogwashes
hogweed
hogweeds
hoh
hoha
hohed
hohing
hohlraum
hohlraums
hohmannite
hohs
hoi
hoi polloi
hoiaspidean

Literary usage of Hogwash

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1. Links in My Life on Land and Sea by James William Gambier (1907)
"Heroic hogwash—Fenians —Attempt to capture the Head Centre—An Irish wedding— Southend: al fresco bathing—Mr. Gladstone—Lord Houghton. ..."

2. An Encyclopædia of Agriculture: Comprising the Theory and Practice of the by John Claudius Loudon (1831)
"A tank for the hogwash in «т у be made in the comer formed by the house and stable. The situation for it is shown by the dotted circle. ..."

3. Lincolnshire and the Danes by George Sidney Streatfeild (1884)
"Icel. draf, husks ; Dan. drav, dregs ; Dutch, draf. hogwash ; Sw. D. drav = hogwash. (See Atkinson Cl. GI.) Prof. Skeat, however, takes the word as ..."

4. Memoirs of a Winnerby Gary Ward Scott by Gary Ward Scott (2007)
"hogwash. Again, hogwash. Dear young people, if any are reading this, never believe any simplistic, sweeping advice you sense (it may not be apparent at ..."

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