|n.||1.||Speech-making for the gratification of constituents, or to gain public applause; flattering talk for a selfish purpose; anything said for mere show.|
All that flourish about right of search was bunkum - all that brag about hanging your Canada sheriff was bunkum . . . slavery speeches are all bunkum.
|Noun||1.||buncombe - unacceptable behavior (especially ludicrously false statements)|