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Guff   Listen
noun
guff  n.  
1.
A ludicrously false statment.
Synonyms: bullshit, bull, Irish bull, horseshit, shit, crap, bunk, bunkum, buncombe, rot, hogwash, dogshit.
2.
Insolent or disrespectful talk; as, don't give me any of your guff, young lady.






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"Guff" Quotes from Famous Books



... for you, Elkanah, I swear I should die of listening to nothing but frogs tuning up and swallows twittering and old fools swapping guff," he went on, sourly, and then he suddenly cocked his ear, for a new note sounded faintly from ...
— Ainslee's, Vol. 15, No. 5, June 1905 • Various

... the out and out grafters—the regulars that make no bones of being in politics for the spoils. There's slimy hypocrisy over our crowd that revolts me. Not a particle of sincerity or conviction. Nothing but high moral guff." ...
— The Conflict • David Graham Phillips

... he read. "If the fellow who wrote this can write stuff as warm, comforting and appetizing on chocolates as he can about coldness, courage and cramps on that trip to Mountain City, he'll make a world-beater in the advertising line! He's a whirlwind—no—a cyclone—when it comes to throwing the guff." ...
— Mixed Faces • Roy Norton

... thet's all guff too," he said. "A lot of bad women out in these wilds ain't to be feared. Supposin' thar was a lot of them which ain't likely—how'd they ever git out ...
— The U.P. Trail • Zane Grey

... the braw birkie of that gairishon Of menseless slubberdegullions: and I trusted My eyes, and other people's tongues, in those days: And you'd a tongue to glaver a guff of a girl, The devil's own; and whatever's gone from you, You've still a tongue, though with a ...
— Krindlesyke • Wilfrid Wilson Gibson

... appetite has come back; so I holds up the butler and has him lay out a solitaire feed. And when I goes back to the crowd again I finds Toodle has the center of the stage, with the spotlight full on him. All the women are gathered round, listening to his guff like it was sound sense. Seems he's organized a new deal on the thought cure stunt, and he's workin' it for all it's worth. The men, though, don't appear so excited over ...
— Odd Numbers - Being Further Chronicles of Shorty McCabe • Sewell Ford



Words linked to "Guff" :   shit, horseshit, bunkum, crap, bunk, Irish bull, garbage, bullshit, buncombe, bull, drivel



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