(Now Rare) Saliva running from the mouth
Something free of ornamentation or extraneous matter.
Grandiloquent, pompous speech or writing.
(Slang) Foolish or exaggerated talk or behavior; nonsense
A papal bull, an official document or edict from the Pope.
Pompous, pretentious talk or writing; bombast; rant
Worthless, false, or ridiculous speech or writing; nonsense.
Something made or done to cheat or deceive; fraud; sham; hoax
The quality of being insincere
Exaggerated or foolish talk, usually intended to deceive:
Nonsense is defined as words that have no actual meaning, behavior that is silly and foolish or is a word used to express disagreement.
A claim to something, such as a skill or profession:
(Slang, derogatory) People of low social status or class. (See, for example, white trash.)
Pompous or bombastic speech or expression.
Foolish talk; loquacious nonsense
Empty or insincere talk; claptrap.
A foolish or stupid utterance or deed.
Foolish or futile talk or ideas; nonsense.
Confused, rambling, or incoherent discourse; nonsense.
Any material rejected or thrown away as worthless; trash; refuse
The bottommost interior part of a ship
(Slang) Something of poor quality.
(Zoology) A slender, tubular, or bristlelike process:
Pretentious, pompous speech or writing
Familiarity, awareness, or understanding gained through experience or study:
Worthless nonsense; drivel.
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