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from The American HeritageĀ® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Contemptibly petty, insignificant nonsense.
  • n. A coward.
  • adj. Contemptibly unimportant; petty.
  • adj. Cowardly; afraid.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. petty and contemptible; compare bullshit
  • adj. cowardly
  • n. something petty and contemptible
  • n. (vulgar, slang) A low-ranking officer who lords over and needlessly makes life miserable for his underlings, a petty, abusive martinet.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a false statement that is considered to indicate timidity or fear.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a false statement that is considered to indicate timidity or fear

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