Definitions for buncombeˈbʌŋ kəm

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

bun•combeˈbʌŋ kəm(n.)

  1. Category: Government

    Ref: bunkum

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bunk, bunkum, buncombe, guff, rot, hogwash(noun)

    unacceptable behavior (especially ludicrously false statements)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Buncombe(noun)

    alt. of Bunkum


  1. Buncombe

    Buncombe is a village in Johnson County, Illinois, United States. The population was 186 at the 2000 census.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Buncombe

    a district in N. Carolina, for the ears of the constituency of which a dull speech was some years ago delivered in the U.S. Congress, whence the phrase to "talk Buncombe," i. e. to please one's constituency.


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