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noun as in bull

noun as in guff

noun as in rubbish

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The move will likely be cheered by public health advocates who have struggled to combat such harmful bunkum online during the devastating pandemic.

A grain—requiring to be picked out with a pin and microscope—of truth, with a bushel of bunkum or cant.

He became the voice of the British Empire, and the man who had always ridiculed Americans for bunkum oratory, out-screamed us all.

But I'm blowed if this bunkum don't make me inclined to turn Radical rat.

And I might have known all the time that it was so much bunkum, just a yarn to get out of my hands.

Their magic of the first kind is compounded of pure bunkum and fraud.


On this page you'll find 128 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to bunkum, such as: balderdash, baloney, bilge, claptrap, crap, and hogwash.

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