Folderol meaning

făl'də-răl'
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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(uncountable) Nonsense or foolishness.
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(countable) A decorative object of little value; a trifle or gewgaw.
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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