In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1majaderías feminine informal
- She ridicules his pretensions and by extension the literary territory of the primitive exotic, pronouncing it all ‘pure artistic bosh and conceit’.
- All the hyperbole about how sacred the right to filibuster judges is is just bosh.
- Some say it is better than Milton - but that is all bosh - nothing can be better than Milton.
- ‘Handshake Drugs’ is a meandering guitar ditty, with a shaggy-dog beat and some harmless piano bosh for window dressing.
- The thing is, the one day you bosh it, there could have been a really big promoter there and you have just kissed the dream goodbye.
- With such bosh was Mr. Robbins attempting to argue that President Bush went to war, with the help of Strauss-loving elites, merely to secure his re-election.
- That's bosh and hokum, and it does a disservice to the people.
- Despite his aversion to literary pretension, Parks has translated the Italian writer, who is more surely a purveyor of bosh than Rushdie ever will be.
- ‘We know how they are going to play - everything is big bosh - long throws everywhere, the ball just goes into the box.’
- As King said, ‘When I speak of love I am not speaking of some sentimental and weak response which is little more than emotional bosh.’
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