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a bunch of baloney

proverb Falsehoods, nonsense, or foolishness. Baloney in this sense might have originated from the word "blarney," which means flattering or nonsensical talk; more usually it refers to bologna sausage, which is blended from different meats, therefore implying content of inferior or dubious quality. Primarily heard in UK. You're going to give me $5,000 if I sign the lease today? What a bunch of baloney. Don't give me that excuse, it's just a bunch of baloney.
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a load of baloney

Falsehoods, nonsense, or foolishness. Baloney in this sense might have originated from the word "blarney," which means flattering or nonsensical talk; more usually it refers to bologna sausage, which is blended from different meats, therefore implying content of inferior or dubious quality. Primarily heard in US. What a load of baloney. I know he doesn't have that kind of money. Can you believe what they're making us do at work now? What a load of baloney. Personally, I think the notion of "love at first sight" is a load of baloney.
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a lot of baloney

Falsehoods, nonsense, or foolishness. Baloney in this sense might have originated from the word "blarney," which means flattering or nonsensical talk; more usually it refers to bologna sausage, which is blended from different meats, therefore implying content of inferior or dubious quality. Primarily heard in US. Don't give me that excuse, it's just a lot of baloney. Dave acts like he's smooth with the ladies, but it's a lot of a baloney. Personally, I think the notion of "love at first sight" is a lot of baloney.
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baloney pony

vulgar slang A penis. Hey, I don't want to see your baloney pony—pull up your pants!
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be full of baloney

To be not at all sincere, genuine, or trustworthy. "Baloney" in this sense might have originated from the word "blarney," which means flattering or nonsensical talk; more usually it refers to bologna sausage, which is blended from different meats, therefore implying content of inferior or dubious quality. A: "Frank said he would quit if the boss spoke to him again like that." B: "Oh, that Frank's so full of baloney. He wouldn't have the guts to quit." The politician swears that she is passionate about making a difference in the world, but I think she's full of baloney. She wants power, just like the rest of 'em!
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play hide the bologna

vulgar slang To engage in sexual intercourse. "Bologna," referring to a type of sausage, is a vulgar slang term for a penis. "Hide the bologna" is sometimes hyphenated. A: "So, did you two play hide the bologna last night?" B: "Hey, that's a very personal question!" They made out on the dance floor for a while before going back to her dorm room to play a little hide-the-bologna.
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baloney

and bologna (bəˈloni)
n. nonsense. (Also as an exclam.) Don’t give me all that baloney!

bologna

verb

baloney pony

n. the penis. (Contrived for the sake of the rhyme.) All he could think about was riding the old baloney pony.
See also: baloney, pony
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