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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



... affecting an easy unconcern, took his part in the fashionable agricultural conversation which marks the morning intercourse of country-living gentle-folk. If it had not been that the pigs mentioned were Lord Fitz-Guff's, and the cabbages Lady Dingworthy's—and the accents of the speakers beyond question—Selwyn could have imagined that he was sitting around Hank Myer's stove in Doanville, N.Y., listening to the gossip of the ...
— The Parts Men Play • Arthur Beverley Baxter

... added the sous-brigadier in an angry voice,—"if this grisette of Rue St. Jacques gives you any of her guff run her in!" ...
— Mlle. Fouchette - A Novel of French Life • Charles Theodore Murray

... 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

... above all things, honest dealing, and for this reason the tricky politicians who "put it over" in the pre-war days will not have so easy a time. "Guff" will not be well received. The leaders on the battle-field have been men who could look death in the face without flinching, so the political leaders at home must be men of heroism, who will travel the path ...
— Three Times and Out • Nellie L. McClung

... "red gods"; I dunno wot's a "lure"; But if it's sumpin' takin', then Spring has got it sure; An' it doesn't need no Kiplins, ner yet no London Jacks, To make up guff about it, w'ile ...
— Songs Out of Doors • Henry Van Dyke

... doesn't ask for praise, For jollies, or for guff; He gave because this land gave him A chance—which was enough! He hasn't got a dollar; He's just a khakied man, But, somehow, he seems mighty like A true American! His cash and his watch and his auto he gave, And then himself. ...
— With the Colors - Songs of the American Service • Everard Jack Appleton

... He wasn't talking guff. Didn't seem possible anybody could shoot as fast and straight as that, but Perris was all cut up because he'd missed and he didn't do no more singing for about half an hour. And I needed that time for a lot of thinking. Made up my ...
— Alcatraz • Max Brand



Words linked to "Guff" :   drivel, bullshit, bunk, Irish bull, horseshit, dogshit, garbage, hogwash



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