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 Dictionary entry overview: What does poppycock mean? 

  The noun POPPYCOCK has 1 sense:

1. senseless talk

  Familiarity information: POPPYCOCK used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


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Senseless talk

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents


hooey; poppycock; stuff and nonsense; stuff

Context example:

don't give me that stuff

Hypernyms ("poppycock" is a kind of...):

bunk; hokum; meaninglessness; nonsense; nonsensicality (a message that seems to convey no meaning)

Domain usage:

argot; cant; jargon; lingo; patois; slang; vernacular (a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves))

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