Bunkum is anything unacceptable, especially ridiculous lies. Calling something bunkum is like saying it's nonsense or rubbish.

There's a lot of BS in the world, and there's also a ton of words that mean something similar to BS or nonsense: like bunkum. People say "That's bunkum!" when something is false, crazy, or unfair. Getting fired for no reason is bunkum. A string of clich├ęs from a politician is bunkum. An obvious lie is bunkum. This word especially applies to exaggerations and falsehoods. Someone who spins tall tales likes to talk bunkum, which is also called bunk.

Definitions of bunkum

n unacceptable behavior (especially ludicrously false statements)

buncombe, bunk, guff, hogwash, rot
Type of:
drivel, garbage
a worthless message

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