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nounmass nounvulgar slang
Stupid or untrue talk or writing; nonsense.rubbish, balderdash, gibberish, claptrap, blarney, guff, blather, bletherView synonyms
verb[WITH OBJECT]vulgar slang
Talk nonsense to (someone) in an attempt to deceive them.play a practical joke on, play a joke on, play a jest on, play a prank on, trick, foolView synonyms
Early 20th century: from bull + shit.
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