Function: intransitive verb
Inflected Form(s): -cat·ed; -cat·ing
Etymology: Medieval Latin pontificatus, past participle of pontificare, from Latin pontific-, pontifex
;and Latin defaecatus, past participle of defaecare, from de- + faec-, faex dregs, lees
1: to speak out ones rectum; to speak of subject matter beyond the scope of ones intellect in hopes of sounding knowledgeable.
- pon·def·e·cation /(")pän-"de-fi-"kA-sh&n/ noun
- pon·def·e·cator /-"kA-t&r/ noun
"Was there any useful information shared at the meeting, or was it just a bunch of pondefecators rambling on about shit they don't understand?"
Related words or phrases: Talking out your ass; Bullshitting or Talking bullshit; Blow smoke up their ass.