What does bullshit mean?

Definitions for bullshit
bull·shit

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word bullshit.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bullshit, bull, Irish bull, horseshit, shit, crap, dogshit(verb)

    obscene words for unacceptable behavior

    "I put up with a lot of bullshit from that jerk"; "what he said was mostly bull"

  2. talk through one's hat, bullshit, bull, fake(verb)

    speak insincerely or without regard for facts or truths

    "The politician was not well prepared for the debate and faked it"

Wiktionary

  1. bullshit(Noun)

    Absurd, irrational, or nonsensical. Most often said of speech, information, or content.

    That's the most bullshit excuse I've ever heard.

  2. bullshit(Noun)

    False or exaggerated statements made to impress the listener rather than deceive.

    That's the most bullshit excuse I've ever heard.

  3. bullshit(Noun)

    A card game in which the object is to bluff about cards laid down and to determine when one's opponents are bluffing; also known as "BS" or "I Doubt It".

    Anyone want to play a few hands of bullshit?

  4. bullshit(Noun)

    An object of frustration and/or disgust, often caused by a perceived deception.

  5. bullshit(Noun)

    The feces of a bull.

  6. bullshit(Verb)

    To tell lies, exaggerate; to mislead; to deceive.

  7. bullshit(Verb)

    To have casual conversation with no real point.

    I will probably just go and bullshit with Joe for awhile.

  8. bullshit(Verb)

    To come up with on the spot, to improvise poorly.

    We just went on stage and bullshitted the whole concert because we didn't know any songs.

  9. bullshit(Interjection)

    An expression of disbelief or doubt at what one has just heard.

  10. Origin: From . In use since the 1920s.

Freebase

  1. Bullshit

    Bullshit is a common English expletive which may be shortened to the euphemism bull or the initialism BS. In British English, "bollocks" is a comparable expletive, although bullshit is commonly used in British English. It is a slang profanity term meaning either bovine excrement or, more commonly, "nonsense", especially in a rebuking response to communication or actions viewed as deceiving, misleading, disingenuous or false. As with many expletives, the term can be used as an interjection or as many other parts of speech, and can carry a wide variety of meanings. It can be used either as a noun or as a verb. While the word is generally used in a deprecating sense, it may imply a measure of respect for language skills, or frivolity, among various other benign usages. In philosophy, Harry Frankfurt, among others, analyzed the concept of bullshit as related to but distinct from lying. Outside of the philosophical and discursive studies, the everyday phrase bullshit conveys a measure of dissatisfaction with something or someone, but often does not describe any role of truth in the matter.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bullshit in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bullshit in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Tyrone Power:

    The secret of charm is bullshit.

  2. Frank Dane:

    A man who calls bullshit fertilizer.

  3. Friedrich Krause:

    It is bullshit to dig him up again now.

  4. Meir Dagan:

    Bullshit, the time is longer than what he describes.

  5. Michael Powell:

    Life is all about detecting and then avoiding bullshit.

Images & Illustrations of bullshit

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Translations for bullshit

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • collonadesCatalan, Valencian
  • nesmysl, kravina, kecyCzech
  • bullshitDanish
  • Quatsch, BullshitGerman
  • μαλακίες, δουλεύω, σκατάGreek
  • fanfarronear, huevada, gilipollez, idiotez, Desconfío, pendejada, caca, tontería, mentir, mierda, chamulloSpanish
  • کسشعر, مزخرفPersian
  • [[puhua]] [[paskaa]], soopa, paska, jauhaa paskaa, fusku, paskapuhe, hevonpaskaFinnish
  • conneriesFrench
  • बकवासHindi
  • kamu, humbug, duma, blöff, süketelés, süket duma, szófosás, hülyítés, mese habbal, hülyeségHungarian
  • cuma ngomong gede, ngomong besar, omong besarIndonesian
  • lygari, kjaftæði, bull, þvættingurIcelandic
  • coglionata, dire cazzate, stronzata, minchiata, cazzeggiare, cazzataItalian
  • でたらめJapanese
  • 엉터리Korean
  • nesąmonėLithuanian
  • sūdu gvelšana, diršanaLatvian
  • срањеMacedonian
  • mengarutMalay
  • ouwehoeren, bullshit, onzin, lullen, gelulDutch
  • bull, okseavføring, pisspreikNorwegian
  • dóola bichąąʼ, łį́į́ʼ bichąąʼ, tʼáá ádzaagóóNavajo, Navaho
  • pierdoły, pieprzyć, pieprzenie, pierdolić, gówno prawdaPolish
  • besteira, bater papo, merda, enganar, asneira, palhaçadaPortuguese
  • rahat, căcatRomanian
  • хуйня, чепуха, пиздеть, чесать языком, пиздёж, херня, бред сивой кобылы, базарить, фигня, чушь собачья, дурить, верю-не-верюRussian
  • срање, sranjeSerbo-Croatian
  • snacka skit, skitsnack, prata strunt, bluffstoppSwedish
  • ไร้สาระ, ล้อเล่น, โม้, เว่อThai
  • saçmalıkTurkish
  • нісенітницяUkrainian
  • בולשיטYiddish
  • 廢話Chinese

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