noun: 1. Something showy but worthless. 2. Nonsense or rubbish. 3. Deceit; fraud; trickery.
- skullduggery Definition: (noun) Crafty deception or trickery or an instance of it. Synonyms: hanky panky, hocus-pocus, jiggery-pokery, slickness, trickery. Usage: No one trusted Glenn enough to invest in his new business venture, as he had a history of skullduggery. Discuss
- razzle-dazzle noun: Noisy excitement, showy display, or extravagant actions, especially when executed in an effort to distract or confuse.
- hogwash Definition: (noun) Worthless, false, or ridiculous speech or writing; nonsense. Synonyms: bunkum, guff, rot. Usage: The entire article is hogwash, and I demand that you print a retraction posthaste! Discuss
- flimflam noun: 1. Nonsense. 2. Deception. verb tr.: 1. To deceive. 2. To swindle.