attending to or performing useless tasks while avoiding more important ones. this can be done physically, verbally and mentally and also can be intentional or inadvertant.

similar to bullshitting
the job did not get done because Mario was poppycocking around the plant.
by 7abyrinth November 4, 2007
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Take a step outside the city
And turn around
Take a look at what you are
It is revolting
You're really nowhere
So wasteful
So foolish
-Nirvana, "Turnaround"
by kelsey March 28, 2004
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1. Another word for nonsense. Or a polite way of saying something is bullshit.

2. A brand name snack food that consists of popcorn covered with caramel glaze and often has nuts such as pecans and almonds in it.
1. Pat said that aliens’ building the pyramids is poppycock.

2. Tina snuck some poppycock into the movie theater to snack on instead of buying some popcorn.
by OneBadAsp October 17, 2006
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From the Dutch 'pappy cack' - literal translation 'Soft Shit'.
"That is complete Poppycock!"
by Bruce November 23, 2004
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"Such poppycock!" Alan's mother exclaimed when he said he wasn't smoking weed.
by Katlynnnn July 24, 2009
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