falderal

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, folderol, 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.

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  • falderal it — To sing meaningless sounds • • • Main Entry: ↑falderal …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

  • falderal — [n] folderol, foolishness absurdity, baloney, bunk*, craziness, garbage, gibberish, gobbledygook*, horse feathers*, lunacy, nonsense, stupidity, twaddle; concept 633 …   New thesaurus

  • falderal — [fäl′də räl΄] n. [nonsense syllables] FOLDEROL …   English World dictionary

  • falderal — 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

  • falderal — AND folderol [“falda^al] n. wasted effort; nonsense. □ I had about enough of your falderal. □ Stop the folderol and get to work …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • falderal — variant of folderol …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • falderal — /fal deuh ral /, n. 1. mere nonsense; foolish talk or ideas. 2. a trifle; gimcrack; gew gaw. Also, falderol /fal deuh rol /, folderol. [1695 1705; orig. as a nonsense refrain in songs; of obscure orig.] * * * …   Universalium

  • falderal — (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. nonsense, gibberish, blather, *gobbledegook, *crap …   English dictionary for students

  • falderal — n. nonsense; meaningless refrain of a song …   English contemporary dictionary

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