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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.


slang rubbish; nonsense


(ˈhɔrsˌʃɪt, ˈhɔrʃ-)
Vulgar Slang.
nonsense, lies, or exaggeration.
[1920–25, Amer.]
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


[ˈhɔːsʃɪt] N (lit) → caca f de caballo (fig) → gilipollada f
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However, the inference that somehow it is a force of light against that darkness is nothing but self-congratulating journalistic horseshit.
I think it exquisite to stand in the yard, my feet on the ground, in cowshit and horseshit and sheepshit.
Instead of concrete information, we get half-truths and the standard 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.
Horseshit pitching, horseshit defense, horseshit approach at the plate.
With an ambivalence that characteristically oscillates between a learned, critical intelligence and a sensitive, more compassionate empathy, "At times Russ regarded this code as so much gender-locked horseshit, but usually he found it beautiful" (39).
I admit we played horseshit in the last few weeks," said Durocher.
what are you doing here a Jew in horseshit sun blazing on the yellow
Willimon: I've been very inspired in reading Vince say how much horseshit he thinks the whole auteur theory is at least when it comes to TV.
I appreciate that, Perry," I said, though I knew it was horseshit.
He deserves the electric chair and may he go to hell, the horseshit of society," another said.
Its color was what first caught my eye; only then did I see the horseshit in the straw.