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Bunkum   Listen
noun
Bunkum  n.  See Buncombe.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Bunkum" Quotes from Famous Books



... "that's all bunkum about this girl being wanted as a witness. I had my doubts and I looked up the Scotland Yard warning which I received a couple of days ago. She's Odette Rider, and she's wanted on a charge ...
— The Daffodil Mystery • Edgar Wallace

... bunkum," said Tresco, as the smoke from his pipe wreathed above his head. "I know those men—two bigger rogues never breathed. They simply wanted to fleece you, and instead of that you gave 'em one in the eye. More power to you: it was immense! As for old Mr. Crewe and his crowd, they were ...
— The Tale of Timber Town • Alfred Grace

... labels of their own goods. It was no uncommon thing in the Sunny Southland to observe a staunch churchgoer who was an outspoken advocate of temperance rising up and giving three rousing hiccups for good old Dr. Bunkum's Nerve Balm. And distinctly I recall the occasion when a stalwart mother in Israel, starting off to attend a wedding and feeling the need of a little special toning-up beforehand, took three wineglassfuls ...
— One Third Off • Irvin S. Cobb

... believe in the man-eater," said Olga, beginning to make subtle efforts to recover possession of her hand. "There hadn't been one so near for years, and Nick said he thought it was bunkum." ...
— The Keeper of the Door • Ethel M. Dell



Words linked to "Bunkum" :   dogshit, bunk, hogwash, garbage, rot, horseshit, bull, bullshit, Irish bull, drivel, guff, shit, buncombe



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