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1. Apples stewed to a pulp, and sometimes sweetened and spiced.
2. Slang Nonsense; foolishness.


(ˈæp əlˌsɔs)

1. apples stewed to a pulp and sometimes spiced with cinnamon.
2. Slang. nonsense; bunk.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.applesauce - puree of stewed apples usually sweetened and spicedapplesauce - puree of stewed apples usually sweetened and spiced
dish - a particular item of prepared food; "she prepared a special dish for dinner"
2.applesauce - nonsensical talk or writing
drivel, garbage - a worthless message
jargon, lingo, patois, argot, vernacular, slang, cant - a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves); "they don't speak our lingo"


Slang. Something that does not have or make sense:
Informal: tommyrot.
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