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Some critics argue that a tsunami of hogwash has already rendered the Web useless. I disagree. We are indeed inundated by online noise pollution, but the problem is soluble.
Howard Rheingold

Meaning of "hogwash" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF HOGWASH

hogwash  [ˈhɒɡˌwɒʃ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF HOGWASH

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Hogwash is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES HOGWASH MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of hogwash in the English dictionary

The definition of hogwash in the dictionary is nonsense. Other definition of hogwash is pigswill.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH HOGWASH


backwash
ˈbækˌwɒʃ
bagwash
ˈbæɡˌwɒʃ
blackwash
ˈblækˌwɒʃ
brainwash
ˈbreɪnˌwɒʃ
colourwash
ˈkʌləˌwɒʃ
downwash
ˈdaʊnˌwɒʃ
eggwash
ˈɛɡˌwɒʃ
eyewash
ˈaɪˌwɒʃ
flatwash
ˈflætˌwɒʃ
greenwash
ˈɡriːnˌwɒʃ
limewash
ˈlaɪmˌwɒʃ
mouthwash
ˈmaʊθˌwɒʃ
outwash
ˈaʊtˌwɒʃ
pigwash
ˈpɪɡˌwɒʃ
rainwash
ˈreɪnˌwɒʃ
stonewash
ˈstəʊnˌwɒʃ
strip-wash
ˈstrɪpˌwɒʃ
toothwash
ˈtuːθˌwɒʃ
whitewash
ˈwaɪtˌwɒʃ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE HOGWASH

hoggery
hogget
hoggin
hogging
hogging moment
hoggish
hoggishly
hoggishness
hoghood
hoglike
Hogmanay
hognose snake
hognosed skunk
hognut
hogshead
hogtie
Hogtown
hogtying
Hogue
hogweed

WORDS THAT END LIKE HOGWASH

awash
car wash
come out in the wash
facial wash
hand-wash
overwash
pig´s wash
prewash
rewash
screen wash
siwash
swash
wish-wash

Synonyms and antonyms of hogwash in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «HOGWASH»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «hogwash» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of hogwash

Translation of «hogwash» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HOGWASH

Find out the translation of hogwash to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of hogwash from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «hogwash» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

猪食
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

hogwash
570 millions of speakers

English

hogwash
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

बेतुकी बात
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

هراء
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

фигня
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

besteira
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

hogwash
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

foutaise
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Hogwash
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Quatsch
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ナンセンス
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

개판
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Hogwash
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

hogwash
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

அபத்தம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

हॉगवॅश
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

hogwash
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

hogwash
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

bzdury
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

фігня
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

lături
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ανοησίες
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

hogwash
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

hogwash
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

hogwash
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of hogwash

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «HOGWASH»

The term «hogwash» is quite widely used and occupies the 49.971 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «HOGWASH» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «hogwash» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «hogwash» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about hogwash

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2 QUOTES WITH «HOGWASH»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word hogwash.
1
Holly Near
You just keep feeding hogwash to people, and pretty soon they'll eat it.
2
Howard Rheingold
Some critics argue that a tsunami of hogwash has already rendered the Web useless. I disagree. We are indeed inundated by online noise pollution, but the problem is soluble.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HOGWASH»

Discover the use of hogwash in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to hogwash and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Hogwash
Anyone who has ever been captivated by the swaying brushes and spinning jets of soap and water at the car wash will be in hog heaven as Arthur Geisert’s intricate etchings reveal the inner workings of an enormous contraption that can ...
Arthur Geisert, 2008
2
Hogwash!
HOGWASH!A Comedyby Barbara Pease Weber
Barbara Pease Weber, 2006
3
Hogwash!
He washed the horses, ducks and cows The goats, the cats and dogs. Everything went dandy... Until the farmer reached his hogs. "No hogwash for us today. Pigs love dirt - so go away!
Karma Wilson, 2011
4
Oh Hogwash, Sweet Pea!
Sweet Pea is forever losing her shoes.
‎2003
5
Hogwash For Hamsters: A Light-hearted Look at the Hobby of ...
When we take ourselves less seriously, we become even better ambassadors to the world. So enjoy the limericks, songs, riddles, one liners, and stories. It might just make your day a little brighter. Reviews This is ham radio's funny pages.
Jerry Spring, 2008
6
Talent Night Aboard the Hogwash
While his ship is becalmed, Captain Porker holds a talent contest to keep the crew of the Hogwash busy, but the pigs become so involved that they do not notice the untimely arrival of their rivals, Captain Fang and the Sea Wolves.
‎1998
7
Intrusion Prevention and Active Response: Deploying Network ...
Notes. from. the. Underground... Hogwash. Hogwash (http://hogwash.sourceforge .net) is a Gateway IDS and packet scrubber based on the Snort IDS that can detect attacks and filter them out.
Michael Rash, Angela Orebaugh, Graham Clark, 2005
8
Come Out Into the Sun: Poems New and Selected
Hogwash The tongue that mothered such a metaphor Only the purest purist could despair of. Nobody ever called swill sweet but isn't Hogwash a daisy in a field of daisies? What beside sports and flowers could you find To praise better than ...
Robert Francis, 1965
9
Snort Intrusion Detection 2.0
Snort first had the capability of being an inline IDS because ofa project called Hogwash. Hogwash is based on the Snort engine and was designed to operate inline with your Internet connection similar to a firewall. Rather than functioning like ...
Syngress, 2003
10
Hogwash
Hogwash Time is awastin Theres much to do today Feedin all the critters Bringin in the hay Cleanin out the barn The outhouse needs some paint Some boards need fixin On the back fence gate The plow needs some sharpenin And the roof needs ...
Marian C. Mullen, 2007

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HOGWASH»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term hogwash is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Unconventional Lessons Arianna Huffington Taught Me About …
I've heard time and time again that money is all that matters, sleep means nothing, and that and personal fulfillment is hogwash. Yet I've found ... «Huffington Post, Jul 15»
2
The Roots of the South African Economic Liberation | News24
... today South Africans are suffering due to the hogwash sacrifices of the CODESA negotiations, We are suffering because the ANC of that time ... «News24, Jul 15»
3
Adam Fisher: A big political idea from the Big Sky country - Daily …
The ruling met with a resounding “hogwash!” from Montana, which let it be known that it would implicitly ignore the high court and stick with its ... «GazetteNET, Jul 15»
4
Dispute deepens over Madagascar's 'pirate shipwreck' as UN tosses …
The supposed discovery of one of history's most notorious pirates was attended even by the president. UNESCO says 'hogwash'. «Mail & Guardian Africa, Jul 15»
5
CNN, Leftist Hacks Attack CBS's Major Garrett For Asking Obama …
The President's attempted explanation is hogwash. As long as Iran holds hostages, it has leverage. It still has hostages, so it still has leverage. «NewsBusters, Jul 15»
6
America 'punked' on 'gay marriage'
Hogwash! The SCOTUS also 'settled' the issue in Dred Scott, and it also 'settled' the issue in Roe v. Wade. Now, years later, we know the ... «WND.com, Jul 15»
7
Friends of KEDM 8th Annual Beer Tasting Thursday - The News Star
Rhoda Brown's Hogwash Caboose as well as Slider Rider will be on site for guests who want to purchase barbecue plates or burgers. «Monroe News Star, Jul 15»
8
Under the Hood: Danica struggles with temper, stock car racing …
... a favor, before you fire off a comment that this column is nothing but sexist hogwash, go and look at Patrick's results on racing-reference.info. «Independent Tribune, Jul 15»
9
China Surprises The World! - FXstreet.com
... to keep the markets on the edge of their collective seats, and will most likely come out with more of the same hogwash (in my opinion) that the ... «FXStreet, Jul 15»
10
Brokers 'fall a long way short', says banking association
What Hogwash. Have a closer look at those sitting in Branches. They have KPI's = Pressure = forcing customers with round needs to fit into their ... «Broker News Australia, Jul 15»

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