from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Worthless, false, or ridiculous speech or writing; nonsense.
- n. Garbage fed to hogs; swill.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. foolish talk or writing; nonsense.
- n. swill.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Swill.
- n. Meaningless talk; nonsense; balderdash; bunk; -- also used as an interjection, expressing scornful disbelief.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The refuse of a kitchen or brewery, etc., given to swine as food; swill.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. unacceptable behavior (especially ludicrously false statements)
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Where do I sign up to send all of my money to these people to ensure that these crooks can preach their hogwash from the highest mountain?
Now this hogwash is centre stage when homes are reprocessed, pensioners are on the breadline, Britain is heading for a police state, shame on the BBC, it was only a matter of time before the state took over the BBC.
HENRY: And when pressed by CNN's Wolf Blitzer about the criticism that the White House has lost credibility because of mistakes made in Iraq, the vice president said, quote, "hogwash" -- Miles.
HENRY: Now when pressed on the criticism that the White House has lost credibility because of mistakes made in Iraq, the vice president dismissed that criticism as, quote, "hogwash" -- Lou?
No. That would be called hogwash in Luttrell, Tennessee.
That would be called hogwash in Luttrell, Tennessee.
Some observers fear their capabilities are dwarfed by the task ahead and that their plan amounts to what one diplomat called "hogwash".
I announce the idea hogwash, scribble a host of totally disconnected references to the Bible, ancient near eastern kings, some hieroglyphs, a stolen word or two of Chinease I've picked up
I'm certainly not involved with the Toronto public school board at all, so I don't know but this 'alternative model' sounds like a crock of self-entitled hogwash to me.
Indeed, one may argue that some business cards have personal details, such as mobile phone numbers, which reinforce the claim that they ought be kept private, to which my reply is 'hogwash'.