full of it


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full of it

1. What someone is said to be if they are unreliable or ridiculous (usually due to making unfounded or nonsensical statements). You can't listen to Sean, he's full of it! He doesn't know any more about robotics than we do. Oh, Stephanie is full of it—she threatens to move out all the time. Quit trying to convince me that pigeons can swim—I know you're full of it!
2. Apt to get into trouble. Of course the kids got into the paint when they weren't supposed to—they were full of it today.
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full of it

1. Also, full of the devil. Mischievous, naughty. For example, The youngsters were full of it today, giving the teacher a hard time, or Bill is full of the devil, hiding his roommate's clothes and teasing him mercilessly.
2. Talking nonsense, as in He claims to have fixed the dock, but I think he's full of it. This usage is a euphemism for ruder idioms like full of crap.
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full of it

verb
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full of it

verb
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