[ hawrs-shit, hawrsh- ]
/ ˈhɔrsˌʃɪt, ˈhɔrʃ- /
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nonsense, lies, or exaggeration.
tedious, annoying, or unreasonable chores, demands, regulations, or the like.
(used to express disbelief, incredulity, etc.)
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
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British Dictionary definitions for horseshit
/ (ˈhɔːsˌʃɪt) /
slang rubbish; nonsense
usage for horseshit
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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