Examples of hogwash in a Sentence
You wouldn't believe the hogwash he was spouting at us.
the librarian told us a lot of hogwash about how you can go to jail for having overdue books
Recent Examples of hogwash from the Web
According to Google’s usage graph, hogwash has become increasingly popular in the last 50 years.
Mr Trump’s tweets plainly show this to be hogwash, argue the Europeans; he is motivated by pure protectionism.
However, even if Portnow only realizes one half of the reason his initial statement was hogwash, there's hope that women like Pink, Katy, and Charli XCX will keep this important conversation going as 2018's album releases come out.
Rutherford shows that most of these ideas are hogwash.
The contention that this state can’t afford free community college is hogwash.
Some appeals are being made to Trump, partly turning on assertions that release of some of the outstanding records could compromise current intelligence methods and still-living sources (the notion that everybody relevant is dead is hogwash).
But children look up to these athletes and take their word as truth, so more and more athletes voicing this B.S. belief means more and more minds corrupted with this total hogwash.
That would be driven home by a subsequent blizzard of presidential lies and by enablers like Spicer, who would then go out and insist, with a straight face, that the president's hogwash was true.
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HOGWASH Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of hogwash for English Language Learners
: foolish or meaningless talk
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