meaning of bullshit

bullshit meaning in General Dictionary

a ludicrously untrue statement

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  • to chat through ones hat
  • speak insincerely or without regard for facts or facts
  • obscene words for unacceptable behavior

bullshit meaning in Etymology Dictionary

"eloquent and insincere rhetoric," 1915, United states English slang; see bull (n.1) + shit (n.), probably as it smells. But bull in the feeling of "trivial or untrue statements" (1914), which generally is of this, might-be a continuation of center English bull "false talk, fraud" (see bull (n.3)).

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  • by 1942, from bullshit (letter.). Relevant: Bullshitted; bullshitting.

bullshit - German to English

On Bullshit [Harry G. Frankfurt]

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  • bullshit [vulg.]
  • Bullshit [Am.] [Cheat] [card game]

Sentence Examples with the word bullshit

It's a bullshit law, he said defensively.

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