- senseless, stupid, or exaggerated talk or writing; nonsense.
- Obsolete. a muddled mixture of liquors.
Origin of balderdash
Related Words for balderdashjargon, crock, claptrap, rot, bunk, tripe, rigmarole, drivel, moonshine, poppycock, bull, malarkey, fustian, trash, fudge, twaddle, flummery, bosh
Examples from the Web for balderdash
Historical Examples of balderdash
I need n't read all this balderdash, mother; I 'll go on to business matters.Tony Butler
Charles James Lever
Conn Maxwell knows better than this balderdash he's been spouting to you.The Cosmic Computer
Henry Beam Piper
Then why all this balderdash about shock, rejection, and so on?Highways in Hiding
George Oliver Smith
Come; that's enough; one can't listen to all this balderdash.The Light Shines in Darkness
He should have been ready with argument, balderdash, or discussion of some sort.The Hills of Desire
Richard Aumerle Maher
- stupid or illogical talk; senseless rubbish