a load of rubbish

a load of rubbish

Exaggerated, foolish, or untruthful talk; nonsense or falsehoods. Personally, I think the notion of "love at first sight" is a load of rubbish.
See also: load, of, rubbish

a load of (old) ˈrubbish, ˈnonsense, etc.

(informal) nonsense; worthless: Don’t bother to watch that film. It’s a load of old rubbish.
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What a load of rubbish? Not Edmund, who was tidier than the Wombles of nearby Wimbledon Common (ask your parents, kids) as he put away qualifier Bolt 6-2 6-3 7-5 in 1hr 43mins on No.1 Court.
Summary: David Hasselhoff has dismissed tabloid rumours that he is being replaced on Britain's Got Talent as a load of rubbish.
GEMMA ARTERTON thinks being thin is "a load of rubbish".
ACTOR Philip Clark knew his one-man show was a load of rubbish.
PORTSMOUTH executive chairman Peter Storrie has dismissed suggestions that the south coast club must sell several of their stars this month to balance the books as "a load of rubbish".
What a load of rubbish, all correspondence is already under the 1998 Data Protection Act and to release any information is an offence.
A LOAD of rubbish proved a show-stopper for fashion lovers.
To support the exhibition, Thinktank is running recycling-based workshops for young visitors, and a 'What a Load of Rubbish!' interactive family science show.
The exhibition as a whole has been designed to be recyclable and is part of the centre's half-term activities, What a load of Rubbish, which runs from October 21-29.
RIO FERDINAND has dismissed as "a load of rubbish" reports he was holding out for a pounds 120,000-a-week contract at Manchester United.
RIO FERDINAND has dismissed as 'a load of rubbish' reports he was holding out for a pounds 120,000-a-week contract at Manchester United.
Call their work a load of rubbish and most young designers would burst into tears.
The song was such a load of rubbish I thought it stood a good chance of winning.
I feel someone should point out what a load of rubbish this recycling fiasco is, being conducted under the so-called auspices of conservation.
"What has been written is a load of rubbish. It's upsetting for me and my family.