- refuse given to hogs; swill.
- any worthless stuff.
- meaningless or insincere talk, writing, etc.; nonsense; bunk.
Origin of hogwash
Related Words for hogwashrefuse, absurdity, bunk, baloney, hooey, foolishness, drivel, debris, rubbish, bull, balderdash, ridiculousness, trash, rot, twaddle, poppycock, BS, hokum, horsefeathers
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Historical Examples of hogwash
Wot's the good of your ladlin' out that hogwash about huntin'?Snow-Bound at Eagle's
Hogwash was beaten and so were all the favourites, and an outsider had won.Uncle Joe's Stories
Edward Hugessen Knatchbull-Hugesson, First Baron Brabourne
My friends, I have heard the vows which Paaker has poured out over our pure altars, like hogwash that men set before swine.Uarda, Complete
- informal nonsense