What does bullshit mean?

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bull·shit

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bullshit, bull, Irish bull, horseshit, shit, crap, dogshitverb

    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, fakeverb

    speak insincerely or without regard for facts or truths

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

Wiktionary

  1. bullshitnoun

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

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

  2. bullshitnoun

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

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

  3. bullshitnoun

    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. bullshitnoun

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

  5. bullshitnoun

    The feces of a bull.

  6. bullshitverb

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

  7. bullshitverb

    To have casual conversation with no real point.

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

  8. bullshitverb

    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. bullshitinterjection

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

  10. 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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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. Friedrich Krause:

    It is bullshit to dig him up again now.

  2. Anuj Somany:

    Speak anything as bullshit on social media and most often start debating about it; Say something actually of wisdom & wit and all usually remain quiet over it, but some even quit from that network.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    Bullshit is often supported by many netizens, but mainly for bagging some sort of favour in return from affluent people ; brainy thoughts or posts are encouraged by hardly any and especially when it is from an ordinary person who has not got much money.

  4. Chris Murphy:

    Guns flow in this country like water, and that's why we have mass shooting after mass shooting, and, you know, spare me the bullshit about mental illness, we don't have any more mental illness than any other country in the world. You can not explain this through a prism of mental illness because... we're not an outlier on mental illness, we're an outlier when it comes to access to firearms and the ability of criminals and very sick people to get their hands on firearms. That's what makes America different.

  5. Malcom S MacDonald:

    Everything after but is BullShit !

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Translations for bullshit

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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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