Definition of junk science noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


junk science

BrE BrE//ˌdʒʌŋk ˈsaɪəns//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdʒʌŋk ˈsaɪəns//
[uncountable] (disapproving)
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used to refer to ideas and theories that seem to be well researched and scientific but in fact have little evidence to support them
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: junk science