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Tosh   /tɑʃ/   Listen

Pretentious or silly talk or writing.  Synonyms: baloney, bilgewater, boloney, bosh, drool, humbug, taradiddle, tarradiddle, tommyrot, twaddle.

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"Tosh" Quotes from Famous Books

... He wished he'd hung himself before he'd thought of it, but the fact was that he didn't think. He just felt when he got out here himself that it would be a jolly thing for her to come too; it would do her good to cut everything—all the mimsy tosh she'd been brought up in and hated—to get out of it all—just to do one splendid bunk. That, he said, ...
— The Belfry • May Sinclair

... on lace. It was a difficult business, this. Vyvian, in Peter's opinion, needed so much expurgation; and yet one couldn't be unkind. Peter wished very much that Hilary would get rid of Vyvian. Vyvian often wrote such tosh; though he was clever, too. Came of being a bounder, perhaps. Peter had often noticed that bounders were apt to write tosh, even clever bounders. Such a sensitive bounder, too; that made it extraordinarily difficult ...
— The Lee Shore • Rose Macaulay

... anything but well! He let me have it good and strong. No Brabazon was going to take up planning houses as a profession if he knew it! I'd got my duty to the old name and estate and the tenants, et cetera, et cetera. All the usual tosh." ...
— The Vision of Desire • Margaret Pedler

Words linked to "Tosh" :   cant, jargon, nonsensicality, patois, lingo, argot, bunk, slang, hokum, nonsense, vernacular, meaninglessness

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