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ˈbɔl dərˌdæʃbalder·dash

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. balderdash, fiddle-faddle, pifflenoun

    trivial nonsense

Wiktionary

  1. balderdashnoun

    senseless talk or writing; nonsense.

  2. balderdashverb

    To mix or adulterate.

    The wine merchants of Nice brew and balderdash, and even mix it with pigeon's dung and quicklime. uE00018571uE001 Smollett.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Balderdashnoun

    a worthless mixture, especially of liquors

  2. Balderdashnoun

    senseless jargon; ribaldry; nonsense; trash

  3. Balderdashverb

    to mix or adulterate, as liquors

Freebase

  1. Balderdash

    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

  1. Balderdash

    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 baldorrdusbaldordd, idle noisy talk.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of balderdash in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of balderdash in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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