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bosh

 (bŏsh) Informal
n.
Nonsense.
interj.
Used to express disbelief or annoyance.

[Turkish boş, empty (popularized in English by its use in Ayesha, the Maid of Kars (1834), a novel set in the Near East by James Justinian Morier (1780-1849), British author); akin to Old Turkic boš, free, released.]

bosh

(bɒʃ)
n
informal empty or meaningless talk or opinions; nonsense
[C19: from Turkish boş empty]

bosh

(bɒʃ)
n
1. (Metallurgy) the lower tapering portion of a blast furnace, situated immediately above the air-inlet tuyères
2. (Metallurgy) the deposit of siliceous material that occurs on the surfaces of vessels in which copper is refined
3. (Metallurgy) a water tank for cooling glass-making tools, etc
4. dialect South Wales a kitchen sink or wash basin
[C17: probably from German; compare böschen to slope, Böschung slope]

bosh

(bɒʃ)

n.
nonsense.
[1830–35; < Turkish boş empty]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bosh - pretentious or silly talk or writingbosh - pretentious or silly talk or writing
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"
Translations

bosh

[bɒʃ] Ntonterías fpl

bosh

n (dated inf)Quatsch m (inf), → Quark m (dated inf)