bogosity

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From bogus (fake, phony) + -osity

NounEdit

bogosity (countable and uncountable, plural bogosities)

  1. (humorous) The state or degree of being bogus.
    • 1961, Ian Fleming, Thunderball
      When they both had commented sourly and at length about the inflated bogosity of tourist hotel food and particularly the mendacious misuse of the English language to describe materials which had certainly been in various deep-freezes for at least six months, they settled down on the balcony to discuss Bond’s findings of the morning.
  2. (humorous, countable) Something that is bogus.

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