from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Chiefly British Foolish nonsense.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. neat; trim
- n. Silly nonsense; twaddle, balderdash.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Neat; trim.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Neat; trim.
- n. A variant of tush.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. pretentious or silly talk or writing
As for "The non-English respect community more", that kind of tosh comes across as scrabbling for things to feel superior about - which means you have a chip on your shoulder?
The only issue tonight where Wayne and I disagreed except on matters of detail was about Peter Hain's absolute 'tosh' about the Tories fanning the flames of the demise of the Union.
"Not that particular kind of tosh, perhaps," agreed Mackenzie.
"Don't talk that 'tosh' to me," cried Miss Toombs vehemently.
Scaife was lifted into a chair; ice was applied to his head; his feet were thrust into a "tosh" filled with steaming water.
A spokesman for Facebook said it was "tosh" that Facebook could ruin a relationship.
This is such obvious tosh - the kind of tosh that Labour and the Lib Dems also come out with all the time - that no one is going to believe it.
He added: My publisher, who was so good as a taster and editor, when she became a writer, lo and behold, it was all this feminine tosh.
Literary journalist Alex Clark said: "Is he really saying that writers such as Hilary Mantel, AS Byatt, Iris Murdoch are sentimental or write feminine tosh?"
There are genuine arguments to be made in favour of the current suspension by the Bank of its 2% CPI target, but you weaken those arguments by peddling tosh.