bushwah

bushwa

[boosh-wah, -waw]
noun
rubbishy nonsense; baloney; bull: You'll hear a lot of boring bushwa about his mechanical skill.
Also, bushwah.


Origin:
1915–20; perhaps representing bourgeois1, from its use in political rhetoric, the actual sense being lost; taken as euphemism for bullshit

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bushwa
1920, U.S. slang, euphemistic for bullshit.
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