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Noun: buncombe  búng-kum
Usage: informal
  1. Statements or beliefs that are untrue or make no sense
    - bunk [informal], bunkum [informal], guff [informal], rot [informal], hogwash [informal], bull [slang], Irish bull [slang], junk [informal], nonsense, rhubarb [Brit, informal], jive [N. Amer, informal], flapdoodle [N. Amer, informal], bilge [informal], folderol, rubbish [informal], tripe [informal], trumpery [archaic], trash [informal], wish-wash [informal], applesauce [N. Amer, informal], codswallop [Brit, informal], falderal

Derived forms: buncombes

Type of: drivel, garbage

Encyclopedia: Buncombe, Illinois