Folderol definition

făldə-răl
(uncountable) Nonsense or foolishness.
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Foolishness; nonsense.
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A trifle; a gewgaw.
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A showy but worthless trinket.
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Mere nonsense.
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(countable) A decorative object of little value; a trifle or gewgaw.
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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of folderol - fol-de-rol, falderal, folderal

Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
folderol
Plural:
folderols

Origin of folderol

  • From a nonsense refrain in some old songs

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Originally a nonsense refrain in several old songs.

    From Wiktionary