falderal

[fal-duh-ral]
noun
1.
mere nonsense; foolish talk or ideas.
2.
a trifle; gimcrack; gew-gaw.
Also, falderol [fal-duh-rol] , folderol.


Origin:
1695–1705; orig. as a nonsense refrain in songs; of obscure origin

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falderal, falderol or folderol (ˈfældɪˌræl, ˈfældɪˌrɒl, ˈfɒldɪˌrɒl)
 
n
1.  a showy but worthless trifle
2.  foolish nonsense
3.  a nonsensical refrain in old songs
 
falderol, falderol or folderol
 
n
 
folderol, falderol or folderol
 
n

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falderal definition

[ˈfɑldɚɑl]
and folderol
  1. n.
    wasted effort; nonsense. : I had about enough of your falderal.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
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All the falderal concerning using computer based touch-screen terminals has little meaning to them.
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