Monday, September 27, 2010
Definitions for rigmarole
- An elaborate or complicated procedure.
- Confused, incoherent, foolish, or meaningless talk.
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Citations for rigmarole
"My dear young lady," I groaned, "you don't want to be stripped of every dollar for such a "rigmarole!"
"It's a rigmarole because the boy is a Rigmarole and we've come to Rigmarole Town."
Origin of rigmarole
Rigmarole is an unusual alteration of the Middle English phrase ragman roll, which refers to a "long list or catalog."