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folderol Explained

folderol at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

170 Moby Thesaurus words for "folderol":
a continental, a curse, a damn, a darn, a hoot, absurdity,
amphigory, anacrusis, babble, babblement, bagatelle, balderdash,
bass passage, bauble, bean, bibble-babble, bibelot, bit, blabber,
blather, bombast, bourdon, brass farthing, bravery, bridge, burden,
button, cadence, cent, chiffon, chorus, claptrap, clinquant, coda,
curio, development, division, double-talk, drivel, drool,
exposition, farce, farthing, feather, festoons, fiddle-faddle,
fiddledeedee, fig, figure, finery, fleabite, flummery, foofaraw,
fribble, frilliness, frilling, frills, frills and furbelows,
frippery, froufrou, fudge, fuss, fustian, gabble, gaiety,
galimatias, gammon, gaud, gaudery, gewgaw, gibber, gibberish,
gibble-gabble, gilding, gilt, gimcrack, gingerbread, gobbledygook,
hair, halfpenny, harmonic close, hill of beans, hocus-pocus,
humbug, interlude, intermezzo, introductory phrase, jabber, jargon,
jest, joke, kickshaw, knickknack, knickknackery, measure, minikin,
mockery, molehill, movement, mumbo jumbo, musical phrase,
musical sentence, narrishkeit, niaiserie, nonsense, ornament,
pack of nonsense, palaver, part, passage, paste, peppercorn,
period, phrase, picayune, pin, pinch of snuff, pinchbeck, pinprick,
prate, prattle, rant, rap, red cent, refrain, resolution, response,
rigamarole, rigmarole, ritornello, rodomontade, row of pins,
rubbish, rush, section, shit, skimble-skamble, snap, sneeshing,
sou, stanza, statement, strain, straw, stuff and nonsense,
stultiloquence, superfluity, tailpiece, tinsel, toy, trappings,
trash, trickery, trifle, trinket, triviality, trumpery, tuppence,
tutti, tutti passage, twaddle, twattle, twiddle-twaddle, two cents,
twopence, vaporing, variation, verse, waffling, whim-wham

Folderol at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Folderol \Fol"de*rol`\, n.
Nonsense. [Colloq.]

folderol at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

folderol
n 1: nonsensical talk or writing [syn: {rubbish}, {tripe}, {trumpery},
{trash}, {wish-wash}, {applesauce}, {codswallop}]
2: ornamental objects of no great value [syn: {falderal}, {frills},
{gimcrackery}, {gimcracks}, {nonsense}, {trumpery}]

folderol at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Alternative forms

* fol-de-rol, falderal

Etymology

Originally a nonsense refrain in several old songs.

Pronunciation

* Inter: a » RP Inter: IPA » /ˈfɒldərəl/
  • Inter: a » US Inter: IPA » /ˈfɑːldərɑːl/

    Noun

    Inter: en-noun » s|-

  • Inter: uncountabl » e Nonsense or foolishness.
    1. Inter: countabl » e A decorative object of little value; a trifle or gewgaw.

      Synonyms

      * Inter: sense » nonsense foolishness, nonsense

  • Inter: sense » decorative object bauble, gewgaw, trifle, trinket
  • See also Category: Wikisaurus:nonsense -

  • Translation: et » folderol
    Translation: sv » folderol
    Translation: vi » folderol
    Translation: zh » folderol