Baloney meaning

bə-lōnē
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The definition of baloney is another spelling for the meat bologna.

An example of baloney is a meat sausage that is sliced in thin circular slices and used on sandwiches.

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Used to express disagreement or exasperation.
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(slang) Foolish or exaggerated talk or behavior; nonsense.
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(slang) Nonsense.
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Bologna sausage.
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(countable) A type of smoked sausage; bologna.
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(uncountable, chiefly US, slang) Nonsense.
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Baloney is defined as silliness or foolishness.

An example of something that is baloney are children playing pranks on each other.

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Nonsense.
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Origin of baloney

  • Alteration (influenced by baloney) of bullshit

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Perhaps from the Polari slang word balonie. Alternatively, perhaps from Irish. Alternatively, perhaps simply an from bologna, balony (“sausage”).

    From Wiktionary

  • Modification of bologna.

    From Wiktionary