a load of baloney

Idiom Definition

Idiom Definition - a load of baloney

"a load of baloney"

foolishness or falsehoods or nonsense


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Idiom Scenario 1

Idiom Definition - a load of baloney

Two colleagues are talking ...

Colleague 1:  I see that Jim arrived late for work again this morning. What was his excuse this time?

Colleague 2:  He told the boss that there had been an accident on Route 37.

Colleague 1:  That's a load of baloney.  I took Route 37 and there was no accident.

Colleague 2:  I guess Jim needed to make up some kind of lie to use an excuse.

Idiom Scenario 2

Idiom Definition - a load of baloney

Two friends are talking ...

Friend 1:  Interesting how we think we know what the "truth" is. Several hundred years ago, it was thought that the Earth was flat and that the universe revolved around the Earth.

Friend 2:  And now we know that those ideas were a load of baloney.

Friend 1:  Sure, we now know that the Earth being flat is nonsense but it was the "truth" at the time.

a load of baloney - Usage:


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a load of baloney - Gerund Form:

There is no gerund form for a load of baloney.

a load of baloney - Examples:

1)  ... must treat everyone on your team the same way. That is a load of baloney. If you do not look after your best, your best will leave.

2)  What a load of baloney it is to say that "Parenting is a privilege -- not an automatic right ...

3)  ... so judgmental. I tried to explain before but people said what a load of baloney. Now I have a diagnosis and I can work hard with that.

4)  What a load of baloney! CO2 output doesn't cause temperature change. If that were true then we ...

5)  ... in the West we see meditation as being generally a load of baloney.

6)  In my opinion however this is all just a load of baloney as religion is just for the weak mind.

7)  ... we're all in this together; we always knew it was a load of baloney. Now we have the evidence.

8)  That doesn't mean to say we have to give them a load of baloney; you have to give proofs.

9)  But they may not have realised how big a load of baloney it was.

10)  What a load of baloney. The police would only have to check warrants if pull someone over, do ...

11)  ... reach a certain age you can't learn new languages, what a load of baloney, I don't know where that rumour came from, it's certainly not ...

12)   ... the argument that gambling doesn't hurt anyone, but that's a load of baloney.

13)  Mickelson and anchor Walter Cronkite thought the claim was a load of baloney but figured it would at least be entertaining to try it on the air.

14)  ... so if it's all a load of baloney to him, the article is hardly going to be impartial and ...

15)  A convicted burglar who told a judge a load of "baloney" to cut his curfew hours has been jailed for 12 months for perverting the course of public justice.

16)  Glenn Beck unloaded such a load of baloney about his Godly awesomeness at a Ted Cruz rally, it's a wonder nobody came out of the wings ...

17)  While that might seem like a load of baloney, they find a way to make it seem as if they believe it.

18)  What a load of baloney. I don't agree with children OR adults smoking.

19)  Please don't waste my time, your time or your client's money even thinking about pitching me such a load of baloney.

20)  A UQ body image expert is warning the 'Dad bod' craze is probably a load of baloney.