Buncombe

Definition of Buncombe

Bun´combe
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.
- Haliburton.
To speak for Buncombe
to speak for mere show, or popularly.

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