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balderdash, fiddle-faddle, pifflenoun
senseless talk or writing; nonsense.
To mix or adulterate.
The wine merchants of Nice brew and balderdash, and even mix it with pigeon's dung and quicklime. uE00018571uE001 Smollett.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Any thing jumbled together without judgment; rude mixture; a confused discourse.
Etymology: probably of bald, Sax. bold, and dash, to mingle.
To mix or adulterate any liquor.
Etymology: from the noun.
Balderdash is a board game variant of a classic parlor game known as Fictionary or "The Dictionary Game". It was created by Laura Robinson and Paul Toyne of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The game was first released in 1984 under Canada Games. It was later picked up by a U.S company, The Games Gang, and eventually became the property of Hasbro and finally Mattel. The game has sold over 15 million copies worldwide to date. It is aimed at fans of word games, such as Scrabble.
a worthless mixture, especially of liquors
senseless jargon; ribaldry; nonsense; trash
to mix or adulterate, as liquors
Balderdash is a board game of bluffing and trivia created by Laura Robinson and Paul Toyne. The game was first released in 1984, under Canada Games. It was later picked up by a U.S company, The Games Gang, and eventually became the property of Hasbro, and finally Mattel. The game is based on a classic parlor game called Fictionary. The game has sold over 15 million copies worldwide to date. It is aimed at fans of word games, such as scrabble.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
bawl′dėr-dash, n. idle senseless talk: anything jumbled together without judgment: obscene language or writing. [Ety. dub.; but cf. the prov. Eng. balder, to use coarse language, Dut. balderen, to roar. Some adduce Welsh baldorrdus—baldordd, idle noisy talk.]
The numerical value of balderdash in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of balderdash in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
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