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 (hôrs′shĭt′, hôrsh′-)
1. Vulgar The excrement of a horse.
2. Vulgar Slang Meaningless or insincere talk or action; nonsense.
Vulgar Slang Used to express disagreement or exasperation.
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slang rubbish; nonsense
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(ˈhɔrsˌʃɪt, ˈhɔrʃ-)
Vulgar Slang.
nonsense, lies, or exaggeration.
[1920–25, Amer.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.horseshit - obscene words for unacceptable behavior; "I put up with a lot of bullshit from that jerk"; "what he said was mostly bull"
bunkum, guff, hogwash, buncombe, rot, bunk - unacceptable behavior (especially ludicrously false statements)
dirty word, vulgarism, obscenity, smut, filth - an offensive or indecent word or phrase
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[ˈhɔːsʃɪt] N (lit) → caca f de caballo (fig) → gilipollada f
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There's more chance of Drogheda United winning the Champions League than of me believing that horseshit.
The horseshit of academia has fostered very few great souls: it has only great logicians to its credit.
she said he is the only one with the technical background to expedite the [Mackenzie Gas Project] process, which is horseshit" (Bryant 2005).
Statistically, that's absolute horseshit. But anyway, that's the world of politics and economics.
Evidently, its new slogan is on target: "Democracy Dies in Darkness." However, the inference that somehow it is a force of light against that darkness is nothing but self-congratulating journalistic horseshit. Why is hardcore criticism vis-a-vis the academic/literary establishment essentially prohibited by the Washington Post and its lit cog Ron Charles?
I think it exquisite to stand in the yard, my feet on the ground, in cowshit and horseshit and sheepshit.
"That sounds like a lot of horseshit to me." Sawyer Lockheart stood in the foyer, arms crossed, looking into the room.
Instead of concrete information, we get half-truths and the standard horseshit. After the Council for Development and Reconstruction (CDR) suspended the Costa Brava contract (the winner of which has still not been publically announced), it claimed in a statement that the price was too high.
What we read as we turn the pages of the book are Acorn's responses to, and thoughts about, his own work: what words he thinks should be changed, and what poetic movements he was arguing with at the time (he thinks the Black Mountain poets are full of "horseshit").
Death takes an apprentice partly because his horse produces dung; "up to [his] knees in horseshit," he needs someone to muck out the stable (Mort 47).
It got way outta hand real fast." --Matt Whitehurst, of Psychedelic Horseshit
(15) Hemingway's own varied coexistent responses to the bullfight, as at once profound and artful as well as ordinary, amoral, vicious fun--"such a goddamn relief from all this horseshit about Art etc" (Letters vol.