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falderol (n.)

also falderal, falderall, folderol, etc., 18c. nonsense words from refrains of songs; meaning "gewgaw, trifle" is attested from 1820.

updated on October 11, 2014

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Definitions of falderol from WordNet

falderol (n.)
ornamental objects of no great value;
Synonyms: folderal / frill / gimcrackery / gimcrack / nonsense / trumpery
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