[ bool-shit ]
/ ˈbʊlˌʃɪt /
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nonsense, lies, or exaggeration.
verb (used with object), bull·shit·ted or bull·shit, bull·shit·ting.
to lie or exaggerate to.
verb (used without object), bull·shit·ted or bull·shit, bull·shit·ting.
to speak lies or nonsense.
(used especially to express disagreement.)
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Idioms about bullshit
call bullshit, to call out or direct attention to lies, nonsense, or exaggeration: It’s 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] /ˈbiˈɛs/ .
OTHER WORDS FROM bullshitbull·shit·ter, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for bullshit
/ (ˈbʊlʃɪt) slang /
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 bullshitbullshitter, 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
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