stuff\ and\ nonsense


stuff\ and\ nonsense
noun
Foolish or empty writing or talk; nonsense.

Fred told a long story about his adventures in Africa, but it was all stuff and nonsense.

- Often used as an interjection.

When Jane said she was too sick to go to school, her mother answered, "Stuff and nonsense! I know there's a test today."


Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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  • stuff and nonsense — {n.} Foolish or empty writing or talk; nonsense. * /Fred told a long story about his adventures in Africa, but it was all stuff and nonsense./ Often used as an interjection. * /When Jane said she was too sick to go to school, her mother answered …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • stuff and nonsense — {n.} Foolish or empty writing or talk; nonsense. * /Fred told a long story about his adventures in Africa, but it was all stuff and nonsense./ Often used as an interjection. * /When Jane said she was too sick to go to school, her mother answered …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • stuff and nonsense — noun rubbish, foolishness, poppycock Stuff and nonsense! said Bartle, forgetting in his irritation to whom he was speaking. I beg your pardon, sir, I mean its stuff and nonsense for the innocent to care about her being hanged …   Wiktionary

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  • stuff and nonsense — hooey; senseless talk; foolish ideas …   English contemporary dictionary

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