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Meaning of BUNKUM

Pronunciation:  'bungkum

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  unacceptable behavior (especially ludicrously false statements); "I put up with a lot of bullshit from that jerk"; "what he said was mostly bull"

BUNKUM is a 6 letter word that starts with B.


 Synonyms: bull, bullshit, buncombe, bunk, crap, dogshit, guff, hogwash, horseshit, Irish bull, rot, shit
 See Also: drivel



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Bun"kum\, n.
See {Buncombe}.

Thesaurus Terms
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