Translation of codswallop in Spanish:


paparruchas, n.

Pronunciation /ˈkɑdzˌwɑləp//ˈkɒdzwɒləp/



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    paparruchas feminine informal
    • ‘EU talk codswallop,’ thundered one tabloid headline, with fishery leaders threatening defiance of any ban.
    • We could have been giving him a load of old codswallop.
    • This is totally untrue, complete and utter codswallop.
    • Well, some would argue that it's codswallop to even consider that animals possess complex minds.
    • It might be codswallop, but I was in bad need of positive omens.
    • Life is difficult enough for them without having to cope with all this codswallop as well.
    • That's actually a load of old codswallop - the Belgians brew the best beer in the world.
    • Is it a spiritually enriching pursuit or load of old codswallop?
    • This unspeakable piece of codswallop pretty much sums up the worst of New York journalism for me.
    • If I'm right, that claim will be the purest codswallop.
    • Such anthropomorphic drivel is codswallop, no matter who says it.
    • But even our ‘modernising’ government now seems to be succumbing to this anachronistic codswallop.
    • What a load of unadulterated, self serving codswallop!
    • How's that for a load of guilty conscience-fuelled, hypocritical codswallop?
    • Once elected, we will ban lies, spin, sound bites, codswallop, and twaddle from all areas of government and the civil service.
    • This movie turns out to be the ghastliest film in the film festival's history: a sentimental dollop of codswallop that stinks up the screen.
    • Unfortunately, the book itself is regarded by genuine historians as codswallop.
    • As for his scaremongering about forced repatriation, what a load of codswallop.
    • It's all pretentious codswallop and any film that uses such dialogue is begging for critical praise.
    • He believed children should be allowed to read codswallop, the idea being the habit will propel them to more fortified pleasures.