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: 1852
POPPYCOCK Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of poppycock for English Language Learners
: foolish words or ideas
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