Definition of "hogwash" []

  • Worthless, false, or ridiculous speech or writing; nonsense. (noun)
  • Garbage fed to hogs; swill. (noun)
  • Nonsense (noun)

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Use "hogwash" in a sentence
  • "Where do I sign up to send all of my money to these people to ensure that these crooks can preach their hogwash from the highest mountain?"
  • "Now this hogwash is centre stage when homes are reprocessed, pensioners are on the breadline, Britain is heading for a police state, shame on the BBC, it was only a matter of time before the state took over the BBC."
  • "HENRY: And when pressed by CNN's Wolf Blitzer about the criticism that the White House has lost credibility because of mistakes made in Iraq, the vice president said, quote, "hogwash" -- Miles."