bullshit

noun
bull·​shit | \ ˈbu̇l-ˌshit How to pronounce bullshit (audio) also ˈbəl- \

Definition of bullshit

 (Entry 1 of 2)

usually vulgar
: nonsense especially : foolish insolent talk

bullshit

verb
bullshitted; bullshitting; bullshits

Definition of bullshit (Entry 2 of 2)

intransitive verb

1 informal + usually vulgar : to talk foolishly, boastfully, or idly
2 informal + usually vulgar : to engage in a discursive discussion

transitive verb

informal + usually vulgar : to talk nonsense to especially with the intention of deceiving or misleading

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Other Words from bullshit

Verb

bullshitter noun

Examples of bullshit in a Sentence

Verb Don't bullshit me. Tell me the truth! Stop bullshitting and tell me the truth.

First Known Use of bullshit

Noun

1914, in the meaning defined above

Verb

1926, in the meaning defined at intransitive sense 1

History and Etymology for bullshit

Noun

bull entry 1 & bull entry 6

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The first known use of bullshit was in 1914

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Cite this Entry

“Bullshit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bullshit. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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bullshit

noun
How to pronounce bullshit (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of bullshit

 (Entry 1 of 2)

informal + offensive : foolish or untrue words or ideas

bullshit

verb

English Language Learners Definition of bullshit (Entry 2 of 2)

informal + offensive : to say foolish or untrue things to (someone) : to lie to (someone)

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