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Definition of "poppycock" [poppycock]

  • Senseless talk; nonsense. (noun)

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 "poppycock" in a sentence
  • "All of the above poppycock is a mere euphemism; for hate the black president."
  • "Apparently the word poppycock means "senseless talk" and probably originated from the Dutch who have a similar word pappekak which means "soft dung"."
  • "I guess me get too excited for my own good, but where did the word poppycock come from?"