boloney
baloney a*lo"ney, n. 1. [Believed to be derived form balogna, but perhaps also influenced by blarney.] nonsense; foolishness; bunk; -- also used as an interjection. [Also spelled {boloney}.] [slang] [PJC]

No matter how thin you slice it, it's still baloney! --Al Smith. [PJC]

2. informal variant of {bologna[2]}, for {bologna sausage}. [informal] [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • boloney — see BALONEY (Cf. baloney) …   Etymology dictionary

  • boloney — ☆ boloney [bə lō′nē ] n. alt. sp. of BALONEY …   English World dictionary

  • boloney — variant of baloney II …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • boloney — /beuh loh nee/, n. baloney. [1895 1900, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • boloney — noun variant of bologna …   Wiktionary

  • boloney — bo|lo|ney [bəˈləuni US ˈlou ] n [U] another spelling of ↑baloney …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • boloney — bo|lo|ney [ bə louni ] another spelling of baloney …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • boloney — n. smoked sausage made of a mixture of meats; lunch meat made out of a few kinds of processed meat …   English contemporary dictionary

  • boloney — noun variant spelling of baloney …   English new terms dictionary

  • boloney — noun (U) another spelling of baloney …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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