What is another word for bunkum?

1370 synonyms found


[ bˈʌŋkəm], [ bˈʌŋkəm], [ b_ˈʌ_ŋ_k_ə_m]

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How to use "Bunkum" in context?

Bunkum, a word which is often used to describe something that is phony, fake, or not true, has its roots in the Dutch language. The word "bunk" means "a low and wide couch on which one sleeps" and "koom" means "a cushion placed on the floor for a sleeping person". The word "bunkum" was first recorded in 1662 and originally referred to a type of cloth that was used to decorate furniture.

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