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Meaning of BOSH

Pronunciation:  bâsh

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  pretentious or silly talk or writing
 

BOSH is a 4 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: baloney, bilgewater, boloney, drool, humbug, taradiddle, tarradiddle, tommyrot, tosh, twaddle
 
 See Also: hokum, meaninglessness, nonsense, nonsensicality

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Bosh\, n. [Cf. G. posse joke, trifle; It. bozzo a rough
    stone, bozzetto a rough sketch, s-bozzo a rough draught,
    sketch.]
    Figure; outline; show. [Obs.]
    
    
  2. \Bosh\, n. [Turk.]
    Empty talk; contemptible nonsense; trash; humbug. [Colloq.]
    
    
  3. \Bosh\, n.; pl. {Boshes}. [Cf. G. b["o]schung a slope.]
    1. One of the sloping sides of the lower part of a blast
       furnace; also, one of the hollow iron or brick sides of
       the bed of a puddling or boiling furnace.
    
    2. pl. The lower part of a blast furnace, which slopes
       inward, or the widest space at the top of this part.
    
    3. In forging and smelting, a trough in which tools and
       ingots are cooled.
    
    
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: balderdash, balls, baloney, bilge, blague, blah, blah-blah, blatherskite, bop, bull, bullshit, bunk, bunkum, claptrap, crap, eyewash, flam, flapdoodle, flimflam, gammon, gas, guff, gup, hogwash, hoke, hokum, hooey, hot air, humbug, humbuggery, jiggery-pokery, malarkey, moonshine, piffle, poppycock, rot, rubbish, scat, shit, tommyrot, tripe, wind
 

 

 

 

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