1. (orig. US) in fig. senses of worthlessness, both of ideas and individuals.
(a) nonsense, rubbish, humbug.
|Bulletin (Sydney) 31 Jan. 22/3: Getting back to this Schultz again, thousands of men who never heard of that combination of sour-kraut and high-toned bolony, gripped their papers and read that his untimely demise had ‘cast a gloom over the whole community of Bungwall Flat,’ and they (the readers) then felt all the better for it.|
|Eve. News (NY) 23 Jan. 17/2: He shuffled out, muttering something about ‘a lot of baloney’.|
|TAD Lex. (1993) 16: The noive of that egg ringin’ up the boss to tell him how lonesome he is. That’s a lotta balogne.in Zwilling|
|Wise-crack Dict. 10/2: Lot of bologna – Gross exaggeration.|
|Pleasure Man (1997) Act I: Dis ain’t no Hip, and from your bologney I think you’re full o’ hop.|
|Broadway Melody 43: Who are you handing that boloney to? I’ve conducted Wagnerian op’ra. What do you know about music?|
|Shipbuilders (1954) 149: ‘Baloney!’ he exploded.|
|Sharpe of the Flying Squad 78: Dozens of these women made statements, quite a few of them all boloney.|
|(con. 1917) Soldier Bill 48: That was the kind of baloney they fed the people in the states and gradually they began to believe it.|
|Battlers 229: ‘A lot of bolony,’ the good unionists scoffed.|
|Parm Me 58: That old baloney about not being a sweetheart.|
|(con. 1943–5) To Hell and Back (1950) 62: I talk a lot of bologna.|
|Come in Spinner (1960) 50: Sherwood reckons there’s more boloney talked about the American standard of living than anything else.|
|Corner Boy 199: You’re riding high on that baloney Monk fed you.|
|letter 31 Mar. in Charters II (1999) 333: Oh well, my next book will certainly not be any more of this boloney about ‘me drinking’ etc.|
|Addict in the Street (1966) 57: I thought it was a bunch of baloney.|
|Picture Palace 135: He gave me the usual baloney about farmers with furrows on their faces.|
|Songlines 80: Sacred bloody baloney!|
|Native Tongue 241: I’m tired of this baloney.|
|Outlaws (ms.) 29: They go on about it being, like, business and not personal and all of that baloney.|
|Star Island (2011) 88: You are so full of baloney.|
(b) a worthless, stupid person.
|Leather Pushers 41: There’s only one way we can absorb enough pennies [...] and that’s for you to bounce some boloney at this fight club.|
|Pleasure Man (1997) Act I: Dis must be dat bologney’s code so nobody kin git wise to his job – some bozo!|
|(con. 1910s) Studs Lonigan (1936) 84: All Studs had to do [...] was to clean up on a couple of big boloneys.Young Lonigan in|
|What’s In It For Me? 71: She’s too nice a girl to go out with a baloney like that.|
|Jeeves and the Feudal Spirit 89: That hunk of baloney ... I allude to G. D’Arcy Cheesewright.|
|(con. 1944) Rats in New Guinea 15: A beauitful hunk of brainless baloney.|
(c) a promiscuous woman.
|AS XIX:2 104: A woman who is neither your sister nor your mother is a dingbat, a baloney, or a split-tail.‘Vocab. for Lakes [etc.]’|
|DAUL 22/2: Baloney. 1. A woman of loose morals.et al.|
2. (orig. US, also baloney pony) the penis.
|Broadway Tattler Feb.: [cartoon caption] Widow Smith Loves Her Boloney. ‘That’s just the size I like, Tony. I’ll take it’.|
|in Limerick (1953) 121: She married a fellow named Tony / Who soon found her fucking the pony. / Said he, ‘What’s it got, / My dear, that I’ve not?’ / Sighed she, ‘Just a yard-long bologna.’.|
|Criminal Sl. (rev. edn).|
|[||Pay for Play Cheerleaders [Internet] Mr. Towson sat in the chair, his pants still around his ankles, his big cock hanging like a ring of bologna on the edge of the cushion].|
|‘La Pétaudière’ in Libido mag. [Internet] Her applesauce is my appetizer. My chingus? Chow down! She bites my bologna and mangles my masher. She bruises my bratwurst. She schnitzels my wiener. She gallimaufries my gazongas.|
|Spankmag.com 22 Oct. [Internet] Beating the balogna.‘Male & Female Masturbation Terms’ at|
|Homeboy 223: It’s too hot to even bop my baloney.|
|GeorgeCarlin.com [Internet] Masturbation (Male): bop the baloney.|
(US gay) to have anal intercourse.
|Gay Sl. Dict. [Internet].|
(US) to have sexual intercourse.
|Call It Sleep (1977) 354: Tell ’er wut I wuz doin’, kid. You jew hewhs! We wuz hidin’ de balonee!|
see ride the white pony under pony n.
(US) to talk nonsense.
|AS VII:5 336: to shoot the baloney—to talk nonsense.‘Johns Hopkins Jargon’ in|
|Jimmy Bench-Press 21: You never know with these people [i.e. homosexuals] [...] they gotta get out and have a smoke on the baloney pony every so often, remind themselves they’re fags.|