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noun hog·wash \-ˌwȯsh, -ˌwäsh\

Simple Definition of hogwash

  • : foolish or meaningless talk

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of hogwash

  1. 1 :  swill 2a, slop

  2. 2 :  nonsense, balderdash

Examples of hogwash in a sentence

  1. You wouldn't believe the hogwash he was spouting at us.

  2. <the librarian told us a lot of hogwash about how you can go to jail for having overdue books>



15th Century

First Known Use of hogwash

15th century

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Rhymes with hogwash

awash, backwash, brainwash, brioche, car wash, downwash, eyewash, mouthwash, outwash, rainwash, Siwash, wet wash, whitewash, wish-wash


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