folderol

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, brass farthing, bravery, bridge, burden, button, cadence, cent, chiffon, chorus, claptrap, clinquant, coda, curio, development, division, double-talk, drivel, drool, exposition, farce, farthing, feather, festoons, fiddle-faddle, fiddledeedee, fig, figure, finery, fleabite, flummery, foofaraw, fribble, frilliness, frilling, frills, frills and furbelows, frippery, froufrou, fudge, fuss, fustian, gabble, gaiety, galimatias, gammon, gaud, gaudery, gewgaw, gibber, gibberish, gibble-gabble, gilding, gilt, gimcrack, gingerbread, gobbledygook, hair, halfpenny, harmonic close, hill of beans, hocus-pocus, humbug, interlude, intermezzo, introductory phrase, jabber, jargon, jest, joke, kickshaw, knickknack, knickknackery, measure, minikin, mockery, molehill, movement, mumbo jumbo, musical phrase, musical sentence, narrishkeit, niaiserie, nonsense, ornament, pack of nonsense, palaver, part, passage, paste, peppercorn, period, phrase, picayune, pin, pinch of snuff, pinchbeck, pinprick, prate, prattle, rant, rap, red cent, refrain, resolution, response, rigamarole, rigmarole, ritornello, rodomontade, row of pins, rubbish, rush, section, shit, skimble-skamble, snap, sneeshing, sou, stanza, statement, strain, straw, stuff and nonsense, stultiloquence, superfluity, tailpiece, tinsel, toy, trappings, trash, trickery, trifle, trinket, triviality, trumpery, tuppence, tutti, tutti passage, twaddle, twattle, twiddle-twaddle, two cents, twopence, vaporing, variation, verse, waffling, whim-wham

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Folderol — Fol de*rol , n. Nonsense; foolish talk. [Also spelled {falderal} and {falderol}.] [Colloq.] Syn: humbug; balderdash; poppycock. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • folderol — [fäl′də räl΄] n. 1. a showy but worthless trinket 2. mere nonsense …   English World dictionary

  • folderol — 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

  • folderol — See a lot of folderol …   English idioms

  • folderol — also falderal noun Etymology: fol de rol, a nonsense refrain in songs Date: circa 1820 1. a useless ornament or accessory ; trifle 2. nonsense …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • folderol — /fol deuh rol /, n. falderal. * * * …   Universalium

  • folderol — noun /ˈfɒldərəl,ˈfɑːldərɑːl/ a) Nonsense or foolishness. b) A decorative object of little value; a trifle or gewgaw. Syn: foolishness, nonsense …   Wiktionary

  • folderol — n fuss, complications, argy bargy . Fol de rol and falderal are nonsense words used in popular songs in former times …   Contemporary slang

  • folderol — n. empty chatter, nonsense …   English contemporary dictionary

  • folderol — [ fɒldərɒl] (also falderal) noun 1》 trivial or nonsensical fuss. 2》 dated a showy but useless item. Origin from a meaningless refrain in old songs …   English new terms dictionary

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