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Idioms about bullshit

    call bullshit, to call out or direct attention to lies, nonsense, or exaggeration: It鈥檚 time to call bullshit on the fantasy of colonizing Mars and get to work saving the planet we already have.Also call BS .
Also called BS, B.S., b.s., bs [bee-es] /藞bi藞蓻s/ .

Origin of bullshit

First recorded in 1910鈥15; bull1 (perhaps reinforced by bull2) + shit

OTHER WORDS FROM bullshit

bull路shit路ter, noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 漏 Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use bullshit in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for bullshit

bullshit
/ (藞b蕣l蕛瑟t) slang /

noun
exaggerated or foolish talk; nonsense
deceitful or pretentious talk
(in the British Army) exaggerated zeal, esp for ceremonial drill, cleaning, polishing, etcUsually shortened to: bull
verb -shits, -shitting or -shitted
(intr) to talk in an exaggerated or foolish manner
to talk bullshit to

Derived forms of bullshit

bullshitter, noun

usage for bullshit

This word was formerly considered to be taboo, and it was labelled as such in previous editions of Collins English Dictionary . However, it has now become acceptable in speech, although some older or more conservative people may object to its use
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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