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boloney

[buh-loh-nee] /bəˈloʊ ni/
noun
1.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900, Americanism
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British Dictionary definitions for boloney

baloney

/bəˈləʊnɪ/
noun
1.
(informal) foolish talk; nonsense
2.
(mainly US) another name for bologna sausage
Word Origin
C20: changed from Bologna (sausage)

boloney

/bəˈləʊnɪ/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of baloney
2.
(mainly US) another name for bologna sausage
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Word Origin and History for boloney
n.

see baloney.

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Slang definitions & phrases for boloney

baloney

noun
  1. Nonsense; pretentious talk; bold and deceitful absurdities; applesauce, bullshit, hooey: No matter how you slice it, it's still baloney
  2. A stupid person: You dumb baloney
verb

: And don't try to baloney me, either

[late 1920s+, perhaps fr Irish balonie, ''nonsense''; about 1920 the word meant ''an unskilled boxer; palooka'']


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