\ˈtäsh \

Definition of tosh 

: sheer nonsense : bosh

Examples of tosh in a Sentence

What a lot of tosh. people who believe such tosh have the analytical skills of a toddler

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One of them, Auchentoshan (pronounced ock-un-tosh-un), makes Lowland-style whiskey. Sarah Theeboom, GQ, "A Scottish Highlands Road Trip is Perfect if You Love Whisky and Nature," 14 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of tosh

1528, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for tosh

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playful or foolish behavior

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