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Definition of "baloney" []

  • Variant of bologna. (noun)
  • Nonsense. (noun)
  • Used to express disagreement or exasperation. (interjection)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "baloney" in a sentence
  • "But it is certainly a tribute to baloney and, by extension, to the Italian city of Bologna, of which the word baloney is a corruption, that Mr Kennedy found the expression so readily to hand in making his denial."
  • "This is -- I don't think he used the word baloney, but I think that's as close to it as possible."
  • "I turned my head in her direction, liking a challenge, as well as the word baloney (I was hungry), and found myself wishing I had a smart-sounding answer to give."