bushwa

or bush·wah

[boo sh-wah, -waw]

Origin of bushwa

1915–20; perhaps representing bourgeois1, from its use in political rhetoric, the actual sense being lost; taken as euphemism for bullshit
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Word Origin and History for bushwa
n.

also bushwah, 1920, U.S. slang, euphemistic for bullshit.

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