moonshine

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moonshine

slang Foolish, nonsensical, or absurd talk or thought; rubbish. A: "I heard that the polar ice caps are melting at a faster rate than ever before!" B: "Ah, that's just a bunch of moonshine cooked up by the communists!" Don't waste our time with moonshine like that, Dave.

moonshine

1. n. nonsense; humbug. That’s just moonshine! I don’t believe a word.
2. n. homemade whiskey; any cheap or inferior liquor. Moonshine is supposed to be strong, not good.
3. in. to distill or traffic in illicit liquor. (see also moonshiner.) You would be amazed at how much people moonshine back in the hills.
References in classic literature ?
And all other reform and renovation, I suppose, will prove to be no better than moonshine!"
Alex Warburton, The Moonshines, This Modern Youth, Dark Actors and Yes Sunshine will perform in front of an independent panel of judges and a voting audience.
ROCKING THE KASBAH: Alex Warburton (top left) and, top to bottom, This Modern Youth, Dark Actors, The Moonshines and Yes Sunshine.
Homegrown liquor may conjure images of bathtub gin and alleyway hooch, but today's handcrafted micro-distilled spirits ain't your grandpappy's moonshine anymore.
Houle said it accounts at least partially for the uptick in sales of Flag Hill's White Mountain Moonshine.
"We were lucky enough to have moonshine become this big new thing--that was just fun to get and fun to play with at the same time that we happen to have been producing it," Houle said.