falderal
Folderol Fol"de*rol`, n. Nonsense; foolish talk. [Also spelled {falderal} and {falderol}.] [Colloq.]

Syn: humbug; balderdash; poppycock. [1913 Webster]


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  • Falderal — Fal de*ral , n. 1. Nonsense; foolish talk. [Also spelled {folderol} and {falderol}.] [Colloq.] Syn: humbug; balderdash; poppycock. [1913 Webster] 2. a knickknack; a gew gaw. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • falderal — [n] folderol, foolishness absurdity, baloney, bunk*, craziness, garbage, gibberish, gobbledygook*, horse feathers*, lunacy, nonsense, stupidity, twaddle; concept 633 …   New thesaurus

  • falderal — [fäl′də räl΄] n. [nonsense syllables] FOLDEROL …   English World dictionary

  • falderal — AND folderol [“falda^al] n. wasted effort; nonsense. □ I had about enough of your falderal. □ Stop the folderol and get to work …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • falderal — variant of folderol …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • falderal — /fal deuh ral /, n. 1. mere nonsense; foolish talk or ideas. 2. a trifle; gimcrack; gew gaw. Also, falderol /fal deuh rol /, folderol. [1695 1705; orig. as a nonsense refrain in songs; of obscure orig.] * * * …   Universalium

  • falderal — Synonyms and related words: 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,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • falderal — (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. nonsense, gibberish, blather, *gobbledegook, *crap …   English dictionary for students

  • falderal — n. nonsense; meaningless refrain of a song …   English contemporary dictionary

  • falderal — [ faldəral] noun variant spelling of folderol …   English new terms dictionary

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