poppycock


pop·py·cock

noun \ˈpä-pē-ˌkäk\

: foolish words or ideas

Full Definition of POPPYCOCK

:  empty talk or writing :  nonsense

Examples of POPPYCOCK

  1. That's a lot of poppycock!
  2. <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

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