What does bullshit mean?

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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.

    Etymology: From . In use since the 1920s.

  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.

    Etymology: From . In use since the 1920s.

  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?

    Etymology: From . In use since the 1920s.

  4. bullshit(Noun)

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

    Etymology: From . In use since the 1920s.

  5. bullshit(Noun)

    The feces of a bull.

    Etymology: From . In use since the 1920s.

  6. bullshit(Verb)

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

    Etymology: From . In use since the 1920s.

  7. bullshit(Verb)

    To have casual conversation with no real point.

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

    Etymology: From . In use since the 1920s.

  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.

    Etymology: From . In use since the 1920s.

  9. bullshit(Interjection)

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

    Etymology: 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.

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How to say bullshit in sign language?

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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

Examples of bullshit in a Sentence

  1. Michael Powell:

    Life is all about detecting and then avoiding bullshit.

  2. Vladyslav Vlasiuk:

    When you are working within any public service in Ukraine you have to be ready to deal with a lot of inspections, a lot of bullshit, a lot of irrelevant regulations, and the prosecution is a controlling organ which can punish you for, in their opinion, improper actions.

  3. Hunter S. Thompson:

    History is hard to know, because of all the hired bullshit, but even without being sure of history it seems entirely reasonable to think that every now and then the energy of a whole generation comes to a head in a long fine flash, for reasons that nobody really understands at the time -- and which never explain, in retrospect, what actually happened.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    Better than saying or sharing anything bullshit and garnering many false people's support on social media , is to just sit alone doing nothing.

  5. Anuj Somany:

    When a rich man or a pretty woman shares anything even bullshit on the individual social networking site, there will be support from many ; but if the same is posted by a person who could not be a source of making money to others, then there is likely to be no share, comment or like vote from any. Generally, the people are so deaf, dumb and dummy.

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  • هراءArabic
  • collonadesCatalan, Valencian
  • nesmysl, kravina, kecyCzech
  • bullshitDanish
  • Quatsch, BullshitGerman
  • μαλακίες, δουλεύω, σκατάGreek
  • kugloEsperanto
  • 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
  • փչոցArmenian
  • cuma ngomong gede, ngomong besar, omong besarIndonesian
  • lygari, kjaftæði, bull, þvættingurIcelandic
  • coglionata, dire cazzate, stronzata, minchiata, cazzeggiare, cazzataItalian
  • שטויותHebrew
  • でたらめJapanese
  • 엉터리Korean
  • bullshitLatin
  • 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
  • புல்ஷிட்Tamil
  • ไร้สาระ, ล้อเล่น, โม้, เว่อThai
  • saçmalıkTurkish
  • нісенітницяUkrainian
  • بدمعاشUrdu
  • nhảm nhíVietnamese
  • בולשיטYiddish
  • 廢話Chinese

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