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Definition of horsefeathers

horsefeathers

  • This allegedly according to the 'Daily Telegraph Cryptic Crossword' originates from the USA to identify to the receipt of the said phrase that the narrator believes that a person is talking bullshit. (Feathers cannot be found on a horse apart from mythical ones, such as the Pegasus.)
    Oh man, you are talking complete horsefeathers.

    Last edited on May 16 2011. Submitted by Charles H. from Hungary on Feb 15 2000.

  • Came about in the 1920's. Means ridiculous.
    Horsefeathers! There ain't no such thing!

    Last edited on Nov 17 2005. Submitted by Miranda W. from Rincon, GA, USA on Nov 17 2005.

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