Baloney vs Devon - What's the difference?

baloney | devon |


As nouns the difference between baloney and devon

is that baloney is (countable) a type of smoked sausage; bologna or baloney can be (uncountable|chiefly|us|slang) nonsense while devon is (australia|eastern australia) a type of processed meat sausage.

baloney

English

Etymology 1

Modification of bologna .

Alternative forms

* boloney * bologna

Noun

(en noun)
  • (countable) A type of smoked sausage; bologna.
  • Synonyms
    * see bologna

    Etymology 2

    Perhaps from the Polari slang word balonie. Alternatively, perhaps simply from , possibly used as a minced oath for bull .

    Alternative forms

    * balonie (UK) * boloney

    Noun

    (-)
  • (uncountable, chiefly, US, slang) Nonsense.
  • Usage notes
    Sometimes used in rhyme phony baloney .
    Synonyms
    * See also .
    Derived terms
    * * globaloney

    devon

    English

    (wikipedia Devon)

    Proper noun

    (en proper noun)
  • A county of England bordered by Cornwall, Somerset, Dorset, the Bristol Channel and the English Channel.
  • Any of a number of places in US and Canada.
  • derived from the place name, or a variant of Devin.
  • of modern American usage, derived from the place name.
  • Synonyms

    * (county) Devonshire

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • One of a breed of hardy cattle originating in Devon, England.