Pronunciation: [ hawg-wosh ]
1: refuse given to hogs; swill
2: meaningless or insincere talk, writing, etc.; nonsense; bunk
Origin: Mid 15th century; English
Etymology: from hog + wash; the original sense was ‘kitchen swill for pigs’
1: The pigs were fed hogwash for dinner.
2: The nonsense coming out of the speaker's mouth was utter hogwash.