2ba·lo·ney noun \bə-ˈlō-nē\
: pretentious nonsense : bunkum —often used as a generalized expression of disagreement
Variants of BALONEY
ba·lo·ney also bo·lo·ney \bə-ˈlō-nē\
Examples of BALONEY
- Don't believe all of that baloney.
- <just follow my orders, and stop the baloney>
Origin of BALONEY
First Known Use: 1922
Related to BALONEY
- applesauce [slang], balderdash, nonsense (also boloney), beans, bilge, blah (also blah-blah), blarney, blather, blatherskite, blither, bosh, bull [slang], bunk, bunkum (or buncombe), claptrap, codswallop [British], crapola [slang], crock, drivel, drool, fiddle, fiddle-faddle, fiddlesticks, flannel [British], flapdoodle, folderol (also falderal), folly, foolishness, fudge, garbage, guff, hogwash, hokeypokey, hokum, hoodoo, hooey, horsefeathers [slang], humbug, humbuggery, jazz, malarkey (also malarky), moonshine, muck, nerts [slang], nuts, piffle, poppycock, punk, rot, rubbish, senselessness, silliness, slush, stupidity, taradiddle (or tarradiddle), tommyrot, tosh, trash, trumpery, twaddle
Rhymes with BALONEY
, cow pony
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