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tarradiddle

[tar-uh-did-l] /ˌtær əˈdɪd l/
noun

taradiddle

or tarradiddle

[tar-uh-did-l] /ˌtær əˈdɪd l/
noun, Informal.
1.
a small lie; fib.
2.
pretentious nonsense.
Origin of taradiddle
1790-1800
1790-1800; origin uncertain
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tarradiddle

/ˈtærəˌdɪdəl/
noun
1.
a trifling lie
2.
nonsense; twaddle
Word Origin
of unknown origin

taradiddle

/ˈtærəˌdɪdəl/
noun
1.
another spelling of tarradiddle
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