bologna

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search
See also: Bologna

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the Italian city of Bologna.

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

bologna (plural bolognas)

  1. A smoked, seasoned Italian sausage made from beef, pork or veal.
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Probably from the Polari slang word balonie, repselled under the influence of the preceding homophonous word bologna (sausage); alternatively, perhaps simply an extended use of bologna (sausage). See baloney for more.

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

bologna (uncountable)

  1. Synonym of baloney (nonsense).