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hog·wash

 (hôg′wôsh′, -wŏsh′, hŏg′-)
n.
1. Worthless, false, or ridiculous speech or writing; nonsense.
2. Garbage fed to hogs; swill.

hogwash

(ˈhɒɡˌwɒʃ)
n
1. informal nonsense
2. (Agriculture) pigswill

hog•wash

(ˈhɔgˌwɒʃ, -ˌwɔʃ, ˈhɒg-)

n.
1. refuse given to hogs; swill.
2. nonsense; bunk.
[1400–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hogwash - unacceptable behavior (especially ludicrously false statements)
Irish bull, crap, bull - obscene words for unacceptable behavior; "I put up with a lot of bullshit from that jerk"; "what he said was mostly bull"
drivel, garbage - a worthless message

hogwash

noun (Informal) nonsense, rubbish, garbage (informal), balls (taboo slang), bull (slang), shit (taboo slang), rot, crap (slang), trash, bunk (informal), bullshit (taboo slang), hot air (informal), tosh (slang, chiefly Brit.), pap, cobblers (Brit. taboo slang), bilge (informal), drivel, twaddle, tripe (informal), guff (slang), moonshine, hokum (slang, chiefly U.S. & Canad.), bunkum (chiefly U.S.), piffle (informal), poppycock (informal), balderdash, bosh (informal), eyewash (informal), kak (S. African taboo slang), hooey (slang), tommyrot That's a load of hogwash.
Translations
بَقايا الطَّعام
žvásty
sludder
sületlenség
vitleysa

hogwash

[ˈhɒgwɒʃ] Ntonterías fpl

hogwash

[ˈhɒgwɒʃ] n (= rubbish) → foutaises fpl ho ho [ˌhəʊˈhəʊ] ho ho ho [ˌhəʊˌhəʊˈhəʊ] excl (laughter)ha, ha, ha

hogwash

[ˈhɒgˌwɒʃ] n (fam) → stupidaggini fpl, cretinate fpl

hog

(hog) noun
(especially American) a pig.
verbpast tense, past participle hogged
1. to gobble up greedily.
2. to take or use more of than one ought to; to keep or use longer than one ought to. She's hogging the telephone and no-one else can use it.
ˈhogwash noun
(especially American) nonsense.
go the whole hog
to do something completely. I've bought a new dress – I think I'll go the whole hog and buy a complete outfit.
References in classic literature ?
Music is a good thing; and after all that soul-butter and hogwash I never see it freshen up things so, and sound so honest and bully.
Leila de Lima on Friday described as "pure hogwash" the sedition complaint filed by the Philippine National Police-Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (PNP-CIDG) against her and other personalities in connection with the "Bikoy" videos.
Opposition Senator Leila de Lima on Friday slammed as 'pure hogwash' the sedition case and other complaints filed against Vice President Leni Robredo and 35 others who were linked to the 'Ang Totoong Narcolist' videos.
Magoha dismissed as 'hogwash' claims that pupils undertaking CBC will sit for national examinations, saying they will undergo internal assessment.
Top tipples include Hogwash Blended Malt Scotch Whisky at PS14.99, pictured, to Highland Black Scotch 8-Year-old Whisky at PS12.99 for the Glen Malrnoch Islay Single Malt Scotch Whiskey for PS17.49.
There has been a lot of po-faced hogwash about Klopp's reaction to Divock Origi's winner against Everton.
THE APPRENTICE BBC1, 9pm IT'S art week, which means the levels of bluster and and hogwash are ramped up a notch.
Reports linking Borussia Dortmund's American teenager Christian Pulisic with a move to England are "hogwash," according to his father.
The prospect of Liverpool imminently signing Borussia Dortmund midfielder Christian Pulisic has been described as "hogwash".
About the corruption allegations, he remarked that talk of corruption in metro projects is complete hogwash. He said that he respects NAB and appears whenever it summons and it should act indiscriminately against everyone.
Also, before her Heritage Hogwash presentation, I had a lengthy visit with Alison Martin of The Livestock Conservancy (www.
What a load of hogwash. The posh boys will still get in.