Recent Examples of baloney from the Web
But the speculation that Mr. Sessions will resign or be fired is baloney.
Still, the notion that certain Trump allies can be more effective on the outside is not total baloney.
But 21st century artists who use bubble gum and baloney are reflecting a new pace of flux.
No wire work.’ None of this baloney like people flying through the air.
This may all seem like baloney to you, but these websites have a huge audience, including Trump and White House staffers.
The bridge already had a perfectly good name, and a no-baloney alias as well: the Fifty-ninth Street Bridge, perhaps best blurted in the voice of the late columnist Jimmy Breslin.
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Origin and Etymology of baloney
First Known Use: 1922See Words from the same year
balderdash, beans, bilge, blarney, blather, bosh, bull [slang], bunk, bunkum (or buncombe), claptrap, drivel, folderol (also falderal), folly, foolishness, fudge, hogwash, hokeypokey, hokum, hooey, humbug, humbuggery, jazz, malarkey (also malarky), moonshine, nonsense, piffle, poppycock, rot, rubbish, senselessness, silliness, stupidity, tommyrot, trash, trumpery, twaddle;
BALONEY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of baloney for English Language Learners
: foolish words or ideas
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