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synonyms for balderdash

  • bosh
  • bull
  • bunk
  • claptrap
  • crock
  • drivel
  • flummery
  • fudge
  • fustian
  • jargon
  • malarkey
  • moonshine
  • poppycock
  • rigmarole
  • rot
  • trash
  • tripe
  • twaddle
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antonyms for balderdash

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  • sense
  • truth
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How to use balderdash in a sentence

But all this is ugly balderdash, which expresses not a single character nor feature.
THE SORROWS OF YOUNG WERTHERJ.W. VON GOETHE
Just as an able-minded man will sit down for hours and fiddle over the puzzle column in a Sunday balderdash.
MURDER IN ANY DEGREEOWEN JOHNSON
It is scarcely to be wondered at that such balderdash disgusted and even enraged Beethoven.
THE LIFE OF LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN, VOLUME III (OF 3)ALEXANDER WHEELOCK THAYER
The man who formulated the materialist conception of history could not by any possibility utter such balderdash.
SOCIALISMJOHN SPARGO
"Don't be taken in by such balderdash, Madame," said the exasperated doctor.
LIBRARY OF THE WORLD'S BEST LITERATURE, ANCIENT AND MODERN VOLUME 11VARIOUS
It does not appear that this sublime balderdash made much progress until the time of Plato.
A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY, VOLUME 10 (OF 10)FRANOIS-MARIE AROUET (AKA VOLTAIRE)
They drank, sang, and talked balderdash and indecencies in a way to bring a look of disgust upon the cheeks of the rough boatmen.
THE GOLDEN DOGWILLIAM KIRBY
What balderdash to write about a man ablaze with reasoning energy and genius of the highest order!
DRAKE, NELSON AND NAPOLEONWALTER RUNCIMAN
What but insult is the following balderdash offered to a great people as a remedy for physical suffering—cruelty—oppression—want?
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 59, NO. 368, JUNE 1846VARIOUS
In fact she is much superior to this extravagance, this vagueness, this presumptuous balderdash.
INTERNATIONAL WEEKLY MISCELLANY VOL. I. NO. 3, JULY 15, 1850VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO BALDERDASH

  • balderdash
  • bull
  • malarky
  • rot
  • trash
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