ADJ. absolute, arrant, complete, pure, total, utter Most of his theories are arrant nonsense. | superstitious You don't believe that superstitious nonsense, do you?
VERB + NONSENSE talk Don't talk nonsense! | put up with, stand I'm not going to stand any more of this nonsense. | stop Just stop this nonsense of refusing to talk to anybody. | believe
PREP. ~ about What's all this nonsense about you giving up your job?
PHRASES a load/lot of nonsense People are talking a lot of nonsense about him being the new Michael Jordan. | make (a) nonsense of sth This decision makes absolute nonsense of all our hard work.