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folderol

[fol-duh-rol] /ˈfɒl dəˌrɒl/
noun
1.
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  • "But the spectres of rheumatism and sore-throat stand between me and all that folderol now," Mr. Yorke says, with a half-sigh.

  • Now, I say, what seems to you the handsomest gown in all this folderol, hey?

    Hildegarde's Harvest Laura E. Richards
  • And if you have had any idee of High Schools and that folderol, you may just get it out of your head at once.

    Helen Grant's Schooldays Amanda M. Douglas
  • folderol: Talk or conversation of any kind between a man and a woman that does not contain an invitation or a promise.

    The Roycroft Dictionary Elbert Hubbard
  • Mingled with all the folderol, of course, there is stuff of nobler quality.

    A Book of Prefaces H. L. Mencken
  • And now she was to exchange the good, old-fashioned way for what she termed 'folderol,' and for a time she did not like it.

    Tracy Park Mary Jane Holmes
  • He stands out as one of the most penetrating satirists and resonant scoffers at folderol that this continent nourishes.

    Shandygaff Christopher Morley
  • And now she was to exchange the good, old-fashioned way for what she termed "folderol," and for a time she did not like it.

    Gretchen Mary J. Holmes
British Dictionary definitions for folderol

folderol

/ˈfɒldəˌrɒl/
noun
1.
a variant of falderal
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Slang definitions & phrases for folderol

falderal

noun

Wasted effort; also, mere nonsense: the falderal involved in PTA

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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