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Poppycock   /pˈɑpikˌɔk/   Listen

Senseless talk.  Synonyms: hooey, stuff, stuff and nonsense.

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"Poppycock" Quotes from Famous Books

... not wanting: France will rise again! One must not despair! It is a salutary punishment! We were really too immoral! etc. Oh! eternal poppycock! No! one does not recover from such a blow! As for me, I feel myself struck ...
— The George Sand-Gustave Flaubert Letters • George Sand, Gustave Flaubert

... poppycock!" the general shouted. "That and this other talk about using up resources. Whatever we did in the past—or are about to do—has been done already. I've lain awake nights, mister, thinking about all these things and there is no answer, believe me, except the one I give you. The question ...
— Project Mastodon • Clifford Donald Simak

... fully into his fool head that it wasn't just fun—like puss-in-the-corner or blind-man's-buff. If you talked to him about Retrieving Last Year's Overwhelming Defeat he'd smile pleasantly and come back with some silly remark about Political Economy or Government or other poppycock. I fancy Bi's father had told him that he was coming to college to study, and ...
— The New Boy at Hilltop • Ralph Henry Barbour

... Harve. You can take cover behind your mama, of course, and put her on to fussing about your nerves and your high-strungness and all that kind of poppycock." ...
— "Captains Courageous" • Rudyard Kipling

Words linked to "Poppycock" :   vernacular, meaninglessness, patois, jargon, argot, nonsense, hokum, cant, slang, stuff and nonsense, lingo, bunk, nonsensicality

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