slang US nonsense
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or bush•wah

(ˈbʊʃ wɑ, -wɔ)

n. Slang.
nonsense; baloney; bull.
[1915–20; perhaps representing bourgeois1, from its use in political rhetoric, the actual sense being lost; taken as euphemism for bullshit]
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If you're able to block this bushwa from your thinking, "Allegiance'' is a competent thriller.
For all the sentimental, bipartisan bushwa occasioned by Nixon's death in 1994, the greatest vote getter in Republican history is a political orphan; the lone US president to resign his office, Nixon has long since been disowned by the party that three times nominated him.
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And McInerney seems compelled to balance his general breeziness of tone with high-sounding bushwa: "If we log on to the Internet, eat the right foods and exercise religiously, surely we will forget our differences and begin to love one another.
Bubba has to buckle up now and all this other bushwa. Thank God it's still legal to drink while driving.
The teenager murdered on a busy street inShepherd's Bushwas stabbed in the chest outside a greengrocers last night, a shocked staff member says.
BushWas George Bush speaking of some truly shattering event in American affairs?
PRESIDENT Bushwas spotted yesterday working on his crucial State of the Union address.