how to pronounce balderdash


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The above transcription of balderdash is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

balderdash is pronounced in three syllables

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meanings of balderdash


  1. Senseless talk or writing; nonsense.
  2. A worthless mixture, especially of liquors.
  3. Obscene language or writing.


  1. To mix or adulterate.

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