a load of bunk

a load of bunk

Nonsense or insincerity. Bunk is an abbreviation of the Americanism "bunkum," meaning insincere, empty talk, or disingenuous political talk meant merely to please a target audience. Primarily heard in US. The plumber said it would cost $800 to fix the toilet? What a load of bunk!
See also: bunk, load, of
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You would think it would just be buying a load of bunk beds but, with the health and safety aspects, it's not an easy thing to do any more.
Barnum, coming in and selling a load of bunk to a bunch of helpless and hapless easy believers,'' says director Fickman, who locked in on Cumming as his ``pie in the sky'' choice for the role.