dict.org

The DICT Development Group


Search for:
Search type:
Database:

Database copyright information
Server information
Wiki: Resources, links, and other information


3 definitions found
 for hogwash
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Hogwash \Hog"wash`\, n.
     1. Swill. --Arbuthnot.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. Meaningless talk; nonsense; balderdash; bunk; -- also used
        as an interjection, expressing scornful disbelief.
        [PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  hogwash
      n 1: unacceptable behavior (especially ludicrously false
           statements) [syn: bunk, bunkum, buncombe, guff,
           rot, hogwash]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  81 Moby Thesaurus words for "hogwash":
     balls, baloney, bilge, blague, blah, blah-blah, bones, bop, bosh,
     bull, bullshit, bunk, bunkum, chaff, claptrap, crap, culm,
     deadwood, dishwater, draff, dregs, dust, eyewash, filings, flam,
     flapdoodle, flimflam, gammon, garbage, gas, gash, guff, gup, hoke,
     hokum, hooey, horsefeathers, hot air, humbug, humbuggery, husks,
     jiggery-pokery, leavings, lees, malarkey, moonshine, offal,
     offscourings, orts, parings, piffle, poppycock, potsherds, rags,
     raspings, refuse, rot, scat, scourings, scrap iron, scraps, scum,
     shards, shavings, shit, slack, slag, slop, slops, stubble,
     sweepings, swill, tares, tommyrot, tripe, wastage, waste,
     waste matter, wastepaper, weeds, wind
  
  

Questions or comments about this site? Contact webmaster@dict.org