Definition of poppycock
: empty talk or writing : nonsense
Examples of poppycock in a Sentence
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 and Etymology of poppycock
Dutch dialect pappekak, literally, soft dung, from Dutch pap pap + kak dung
First Known Use: 1852See Words from the same year
POPPYCOCK Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of poppycock for English Language Learners
: foolish words or ideas
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