stuff and nonsense


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Noun1.stuff and nonsense - senseless talk; "don't give me that stuff"
hokum, meaninglessness, nonsense, nonsensicality, bunk - a message that seems to convey no meaning
jargon, lingo, patois, argot, vernacular, slang, cant - a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves); "they don't speak our lingo"
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I say The Man, look you, because that was how they called him; but it was stuff and nonsense, for he had a star of his own and all his other peculiarities, it was the rest of us that were mere men.
Halls of slavery, Ma, is mere stuff and nonsense,' returned the unmoved Irrepressible.
Stuff and Nonsense Theatre Company will present The Hare And The Tortoise from Tuesday, April 1 until Thursday, April 10.