refuse given to hogs; swill.
any worthless stuff.
meaningless or insincere talk, writing, etc.; nonsense; bunk.
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How to use hogwash in a sentence
That alpine skier and the diver may think that the National Sleep Foundation’s recommendation of seven to nine hours for young adults is hogwash, so their decision to ignore it is perfectly reasonable.
That vague promise by Security was so much hogwash; yet it was surprising how much he had counted on it.Police Your Planet | Lester del Rey
He had got possession, by some means, of a bit of waste ground behind a public-house in hogwash-street.
Too many wrong things, too many highfalutin' notions, too much just plain old hogwash.My Shipmate--Columbus | Stephen Wilder
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 | Georg Ebers
British Dictionary definitions for hogwash
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