American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Foolishness; nonsense.
- n. A trifle; a gewgaw.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Mere nonsense; an idle fancy or conceit; a silly trifle.
- n. plural Trivial ornaments; fallals.
- n. uncountable Nonsense or foolishness.
- n. countable A decorative object of little value; a trifle or gewgaw.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. colloq. Nonsense; foolish talk.
- n. nonsensical talk or writing
- Originally a nonsense refrain in several old songs. (Wiktionary)
- From a nonsense refrain in some old songs. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Nobel lecture that follows, and since the standard biographical folderol is most easily found online at www. scripps.edu/chem/sharpless/, I hope to provide”
“Almost lost in all the folderol is their brilliance.”
“Lost in all the folderol was the fact that their opponent, Stephen F. Austin, actually won the game.”
“I want to hear what kind of folderol they think they've got, so I can clear it up once and for all.”
“OT, I know, but I can’t let this kind of folderol go unanswered....”
“In the end the novels and stories of Henry James stand above all this folderol.”
“There's no evidence that Jesus was aware of all the folderol that the Bible says occurred at his birth, and there's no evidence that anyone made anything of it for a long time after his death.”
“Perhaps when planning the inspired folderol, the imaginative Weinstein figured he was designing a one-time gig, but the result has to be regarded as the debut of an astonishing new show-biz act.”
“It can all come off as so much folderol, but you'll definitely be flipping on and on, surprised at how much you're enjoying Brown's manipulative finesse.”
“They know that what they do will not be immediately dismissed as folderol.”
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