HyperDic: nonsense

English > 3 senses of the word nonsense:
NOUNcommunicationnonsense, bunk, nonsensicality, meaninglessness, hokuma message that seems to convey no meaning / meaning
artifactnonsense, folderal, falderol, frill, gimcrackery, gimcrack, trumperyornamental objects of no great value
ADJECTIVEallnonsense, nonsensicalhaving no intelligible meaning / meaning
nonsense > pronunciation
Soundsnaa'nsehns
Rhymescommence ... whence: 23 rhymes with ehns...
English > nonsense: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningHaving no intelligible meaning / meaning.
Example"nonsense syllables"
Synonymnonsensical
Broadermeaningless, nonmeaningfulHaving no meaning / meaning or direction or purpose
English > nonsense: 3 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA message that seems to convey no meaning / meaning.
Synonymsbunk, nonsensicality, meaninglessness, hokum
Narrowerabsurdity, absurdness, ridiculousnessA message whose content is at variance with reason
amphigory, nonsense verseNonsensical writing (usually verse)
balderdash, fiddle-faddle, piffleTrivial nonsense
baloney, boloney, bilgewater, bosh, drool, humbug, taradiddle, tarradiddle, tommyrot, tosh, twaddlepretentious or silly talk or writing
buzzword, cantStock phrases that have become nonsense through endless repetition
cobblersnonsense
crocknonsense
fa la, fal lameaningless syllables in the refrain of a partsong
gibberish, gibberunintelligible talking
incoherence, incoherency, unintelligibilitynonsense that is simply incoherent and unintelligible
jabberwockyNonsensical language (according to Lewis Carroll)
mummery, flummerymeaningless ceremonies and flattery
palaver, hot air, empty words, empty talk, rhetoricLoud and confused and empty talk
rigmarole, rigamaroleA set of confused and meaningless statements
shmegegge, schmegegge(Yiddish) baloney
stuff, stuff and nonsense, hooey, poppycockSenseless talk
Broadermessage, content, subject matter, substanceWhat a communication that is about something is about
Spanishdespropósito, disparate, hokum, nonsense, sinsentido, tontería
Catalanbajanada, despropòsit, disbarat, hokum
English > nonsense: 3 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningOrnamental objects of no great value.
Synonymsfolderal, falderol, frill, gimcrackery, gimcrack, trumpery
Broaderdecoration, ornament, ornamentationSomething used to beautify
Spanishperifollo

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