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baloney; boloney [dated]; balderdash; claptrap; hogwash; malarkey; tosh [Br.]; rot [Br.]; codswallop [Br.]; moonshine [Br.]; taradiddle [Br.]; tarradiddle [Br.]; applesauce [Am.]; hooey [Am.]; bunkum [dated]; poppycock [dated]; flubdub [Am.] [dated] [coll.] (nonsense) [listen] dummes Zeug {n}; Stuss {m}; Quatsch {m} [Dt.]; Quark {m} (mit Soße) [Dt.] [Schw.]; Käse {m} [Dt.] [Schw.]; Blech {n} [Dt.]; Fez {m} [Dt.]; Kokolores {m} [Dt.]; Kohl {m} [Norddt.] [Mitteldt.]; Kappes {m} [Mittelwestdt.]; Mumpitz {m} [Dt.] [Schw.]; Holler {m} [Ös.]; Topfen {m} [Ös.]; Quargel [Ös.]; Schmafu [Ös.]; Gugus {m} [Schw.]; Hafenkäse {m} [Schw.]; Kabis {m} [Schw.] [ugs.] (Unsinn) [listen] [listen] [listen]

That's a load of balderdash! What a load of hogwash! Dummes Zeug!; So ein Quatsch!; So ein Schmarren!

claptrap Effekthascherei {f}

balderdash; baloney; boloney [dated]; blah; chatter; claptrap; drivel; guff; hogwash; jabberwocky; prattle; prating; yak; waffle [Br.] [listen] [listen] Geschwätz {n}; Gefasel {n}; (leeres) Gewäsch {n}; Gelaber {n}; Geplapper {n}; (sinnloses) Gerede {n}

to thresh sth. etw. dreschen {vt} [agr.]

threshing dreschend

threshed gedroschen

he/she threshes er/sie drischt

I/he/she threshed ich/er/sie drosch

he/she has/had threshed er/sie hat/hatte gedroschen

I/he/she would thresh ich/er/sie drösche

thresh! drisch!

to talk a lot of claptrap/hot air; to churn out platitudes leeres Stroh dreschen [übtr.]
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