• British English Slang – Codswallop
  • Meaning – Nonsense. This expression is usually directed towards someone who is talking – or writing – nonsense. Codswallop is often said to someone who is telling lies or talking rubbish.
  • Similar expressions to codswallop include:
    • balderdash
    • claptrap
    • cobbler’s
    • hogwash
    • piffle
    • poppycock
    • rubbish
    • twaddle
Example:
  • “The dog ate your homework again? I’ve never heard such codswallop!”
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