bilgewater bilgewater

Definition(s):

  • (n) pretentious or silly talk or writing

Usage(s):

  1. I went up to my neck in bilgewater on the wreck and managed to save my passport and the manuscript of my autobiography.
  2. Unfortunately, Lillian Hellman only manages to turn bile into bilgewater.
  3. Though bold as always, Director Guthrie in no sense threw out the baby with the bilgewater.
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/sə ˈbɔr də ˌneɪt /