Simple Definition of poppycock
: foolish words or ideas
Full Definition of poppycock
: empty talk or writing : nonsense
Examples of poppycock
That's a lot of poppycock!
<starting with the cherry tree, much of what was written by Washington's early biographers was pure poppycock>
Origin of poppycock
Dutch dialect pappekak, literally, soft dung, from Dutch pap pap + kak dung
First Known Use: 1865
Rhymes with poppycock
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