baloney baloney  /bə ˈloʊ ni/

Definition(s):

  • (n) pretentious or silly talk or writing

Usage(s):

  1. This is baloney that they said it was fine.
  2. One minute they're waiting patiently for a bite, and the next they can hook a bluefish with live bait, lures, a piece of baloney on a hook.
  3. In fact, they don't even seem to turn on their baloney detectors when they sit down to read a manuscript.

News

  1. 2013: Stock Market Crash!

    They predicted it was going to happen long ago. Are we talking about Nostradamus or even anything remotely as cheesy as him? We all know that was a load of baloney. Just hot air and wind! Right? The Mayans might have got it right after all. Remember, the end of the world for them didn’t necessarily mean the end of the world it just meant the end of a cycle. A new cycle might begin, just ...
    on June 6, 2013     Source: Zero Hedge

  2. Love Thy Neighbor Dinner And Auction To Aid Local Feeding Ministry

    In the alley behind the Cathedral of the Assumption, 433 S. Fifth St., 125 to 150 people stand in line for a balanced lunch. They depend on a legacy of generosity that began with baloney sandwiches handed out of the rectory during the Great Depression.
    on June 6, 2013     Source: Louisville Voice-Tribune

Quotes

  1. "It's nice to get back in my office," said Perry, who shot 3-under 67 in the opening round. "It's nice to get back where I don't have to listen to all that baloney."
    on Jul 17, 2008 By: Kenny Perry Source: USA Today

  2. Sandy said: "I congratulated him on his Ryder Cup selection. I've got no vendetta against Colin at all. I'm all for him. The last thing he wants is having all this baloney going on right now before he tees off this week."
    on Jul 15, 2009 By: Sandy Lyle Source: Scottish Daily Record

  3. Giuliani said Romney let taxes increase 11 percent in Massachusetts, to which Romney responded: "It's baloney. Mayor, you've got to check your facts. I did not increase taxes in Massachusetts. I lowered taxes."
    on Oct 9, 2007 By: Mitt Romney Source: NewsHour

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