hogwash hogwash  /ˈhɑɡ ˌwɑʃ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) unacceptable behavior (especially ludicrously false statements)

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Such talk, Administration sources replied, was hogwash; the documents were nothing much.
  2. The only problem, not surprisingly, is that it's hogwash.
  3. As any Letterman fan knows, this is reductive hogwash.

News

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    Chocolate syrup glides off a shoe coated with NeverWet. (Credit: Screenshot by Christopher MacManus/CNET) Imagine spilling red wine or chocolate syrup on your shirt, only to watch it glide off as if nothing ever happened in the first place. Hogwash? No, it's called NeverWet. Awhile back, I wrote about NeverWet , a superhydrophobic coating that can be applied to nearly any surface and repels ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: CNET

Quotes

  1. "It's hogwash for people to even assume this," Clemens said. "Twenty-four, 25 years, Mike. You'd think I'd get an inch of respect. An inch."
    on Jan 3, 2008 By: Roger Clemens Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  2. When Blitzer asked whether the administration's credibility had been hurt by "the blunders and the failures" in Iraq, Cheney interjected: "Wolf, Wolf, I simply don't accept the premise of your question. I just think it's hogwash."
    on Jan 24, 2007 By: Wolf Blitzer Source: Washington Post

  3. To that, Cheney answered, "Wolf, Wolf, I simply don't accept the premise of your question. I just think it's hogwash."
    on Jan 24, 2007 By: Vice President Dick Cheney Source: CNN

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