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ba·lo·ney 1

n. pl. ba·lo·neys
Variant of bologna.

ba·lo·ney 2

also bo·lo·ney  (bə-lō′nē)Slang
Used to express disagreement or exasperation.

[Alteration (influenced by baloney) of bullshit.]


(bəˈləʊnɪ) or


1. informal foolish talk; nonsense
2. (Cookery) chiefly US another name for bologna sausage
[C20: changed from Bologna (sausage)]


or bo•lo•ney

(bəˈloʊ ni)

1. Slang. foolishness; nonsense.
3. Slang. nonsense.
[1915–20, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.baloney - pretentious or silly talk or writingbaloney - 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"


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


(esp US) [bəˈləʊnɪ] Ntonterías fpl, chorradas fpl (Sp)


[bəˈləʊni] (mainly US) n (= rubbish, garbage) → balivernes fpl


(inf)Stuss m (inf), → Quatsch m (inf); she gave me some baloney about having had a difficult childhoodsie faselte was von einer schwierigen Kindheit (inf)
(US: = sausage) → Mortadella f


[bəˈləʊnɪ] n (Am) (fam) → sciocchezze fpl, stupidaggini fpl
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I see people sometimes complain because you guys stray from some baloney rule they make-up about "only talking about handguns.
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It is not even worth talking about, it is such baloney and I'm just going to move through it.
I also think that if the department was made to stand all day they might just get enough sense to realise this is a load of baloney.
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