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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BUNKUM

That fifty dollars being put on for anybody else was bunkum.

“All bunkum and wind,” said he, pitching them into a corner.

It's for them that all these atrocities are invented—most of them bunkum.

I suppose you will say next that I hypnotised her—or some bunkum of that sort!

Tall talk's his jewelry: he must have his dandification in bunkum.

I regret, however, to have to write that this idea of self-sacrifice is really all bunkum.

Slavery speeches are all Bunkum; so are reform speeches, too.

No, not they; they want Irish votes, that's all—it's Bunkum.

It must not be supposed, however, that this was all bunkum to Mr. Spokesly.

Then all that talk of yours about getting me out of danger was bunkum?

WORD ORIGIN

variant of Buncombe.

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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.