bosh n : pretentious or silly talk or writing [syn: baloney, boloney, bilgewater, drool, humbug, taradiddle, tarradiddle, tommyrot, tosh, twaddle]
- Rhymes with: -ɒʃ
Etymology 1From boş "empty", "unoccupied". Entered into popular usage in English from the novels of James Justinian Morier.
- "That's bosh, I don't believe you."
- The lower part of a blast furnace, between the hearth and the stack.
- In the context of "UK|particularly|Norfolk|slang|archaic": A
- to cut a bosh — "to make a figure"
- An expression of speedy and satisfactory completion of a simple or straightforward task.
- 2001:"It's a ~3 foot double lead with two 5-pin DIN plugs on one end and a big gameport-sized-n-shaped plug on the other. One end into the gameport, t'other plugs into the back of your keyboard. Bosh, job done." — http://groups-beta.google.com/group/rec.games.computer.ultima.dragons/msg/13a171069f46102b
- 2001:"My father registered with these people a few months ago, and all his calls dried up. He was also of the opinion that he shouldn't need to register not to be disturbed, and he's pretty ruthless on the 'phone when he wants to be . . . but eventually he grew tired of it . . . bosh. Job done. " — http://groups-beta.google.com/group/uk.local.lincolnshire/msg/ed2ede4dbc17f9fe
- 2003:"Wrong, get a LPG diesel. More power than either, better economy than either, bosh, job's done. " — http://groups-beta.google.com/group/uk.rec.cars.misc/msg/dea3773fcd256ebd
Bosh may refer to:
Bosh may also refer to:
- Nonsense (from )
- Hard, fast Tech-house music. Originally championed by the likes of Eddie Halliwell
- Bidirectional-streams over synchronous http, a transport protocol that emulates bidirectional connections using multiple synchronous HTTP request/response pairs, defined by XEP-0124
- The nonsense and whimsical writings of Edward Lear, such as the Book of Bosh
- A slang word meaning "hit"
- A slang word meaning "sexual intercourse"
- A common term used in the South Wales mining valleys for a Belfast sink usually found outside on the Bailey or in a skullery
balderdash, balls, baloney, bilge, blague, blah, blah-blah, blatherskite, bop, bull, bullshit, bunk, bunkum, claptrap, crap, eyewash, flam, flapdoodle, flimflam, gammon, gas, guff, gup, hogwash, hoke, hokum, hooey, hot air, humbug, humbuggery, jiggery-pokery, malarkey, moonshine, piffle, poppycock, rot, rubbish, scat, shit, tommyrot, tripe, wind