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balderdash

Balderdash is something that doesn't make sense; complete and utter nonsense.

Balderdash is a rather out-of-date and archaic word now, with very British overtones. The sort of word a P.G. Wodehouse character might use. Use it in a light-hearted way, therefore, and about something that's pretty trivial. Serious concerns deserve a more serious word than balderdash.

Definitions of balderdash
  1. noun
    trivial nonsense
    synonyms: fiddle-faddle, piffle
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    type of:
    bunk, hokum, meaninglessness, nonsense, nonsensicality
    a message that seems to convey no meaning
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