from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Variant of folderol.

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  • n. Alternative spelling of folderol.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Nonsense; foolish talk.
  • n. a knickknack; a gew-gaw.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • On the other side, of course, the narrative falderal is just irrelevant.

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  • The glide of athletic assurance in a body trained for bolder actions than gentlemanly falderal.

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  • As some readers may know, I usually cover fashion falderal.

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  • When fathers stopped stuffing clowns into suitcases birds sang falderal! in the sun.


  • Meanwhile, as the country was temporarily distracted by a 9/11 hoax hatched by superstitious goobers using their voodoo tome to motivate the burning of a rival's superstitious falderal, the United States government was selling billions of dollars of weaponry to the very country from which our attackers and their mastermind hail, Saudi Arabia.

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  • Perfect tone you set here too–it shadows forth the wherewithal behind the falderal.

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  • I just wonder how many of your readers log on just to see what falderal PH is up to today.

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  • KING: James, were you going to comment on some of this falderal?

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  • FOREMAN: To explain all this falderal, I'm joined by a man who's been known to crack a joke or two himself, radio talk show Ben Ferguson, who can probably tell me what falderal means, because I'm not real sure.

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  • But, I think if you were going to sort of try to match falderal (ph) and, you know, the kind of happening, you would probably go this weekend with Oprah Winfrey.

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