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Definitions for baloney
bəˈloʊ nibaloney

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word baloney.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. baloney, boloney, bilgewater, bosh, drool, humbug, taradiddle, tarradiddle, tommyrot, tosh, twaddlenoun

    pretentious or silly talk or writing


  1. baloney

    Bologna sausage, informally baloney ( bə-LOH-nee), is a sausage derived from the Italian mortadella, a similar-looking, finely ground pork sausage, originally from the city of Bologna (IPA: [boˈloɲɲa] (listen)). Typical seasonings for bologna include black pepper, nutmeg, allspice, celery seed and coriander, and, like mortadella, myrtle berries give it its distinctive flavor.Other common names include parizer (Parisian sausage) in Hungary, Romania, and the countries of the former Yugoslavia, polony in Zimbabwe, Zambia, South Africa and Western Australia, devon in most states of Australia, and fritz in South Australia.In North America, a simple and popular use is in the bologna sandwich.


  1. baloney

    Baloney is a term with two primary definitions. It can refer to a type of large, seasoned sausage made of mixed meats, also known as bologna. Secondly, it can refer to something that is non-sense or foolish talk, often used to dismiss false claims or lies.


  1. Baloney

    Baloney is an EP by Los Angeles hip-hop group LA Symphony.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Baloney is ranked #143149 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Baloney surname appeared 116 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Baloney.

    91.3% or 106 total occurrences were Black.
    4.3% or 5 total occurrences were of two or more races.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of baloney in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of baloney in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of baloney in a Sentence

  1. Fulton J. Sheen:

    Baloney is the lie laid on so thick you hate it. Blarney is flattery laid on so thin you love it.

  2. Dave Maass:

    Vigilant likes to say that drivers don’t have a right to privacy because of license plates but that’s baloney, they are taking advantage of a public safety rule that came years before anyone thought that data collection like this would be possible.

  3. Karen Merrill:

    I think it's baloney.

  4. Hillary Clinton:

    Nobody likes him, nobody wants to work with him, he got nothing done. He was a career politician, it's all just baloney and I feel so bad that people got sucked into it.

  5. Chris Christie:

    Let me be clear : All these fears are baloney. When it comes to fighting terrorism, our government is not the enemy.

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    the formation of vesicles in or beneath the skin
    A blistering
    B transparent
    C witless
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