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taradiddle

noun tar·a·did·dle \ˌta-rə-ˈdi-dəl, ˈta-rə-ˌ\

Definition of taradiddle

  1. 1 :  fib

  2. 2 :  pretentious nonsense



Examples of taradiddle

  1. <his tales of adventure are peppered with tongue-in-cheek taradiddles and obvious fabrications>

  2. <regards literary deconstruction as so much tenure-track taradiddle>



Variants of taradiddle

or tar·ra·did·dle play \ˌta-rə-ˈdi-dəl, ˈta-rə-ˌ\

Origin of taradiddle

origin unknown


First Known Use: circa 1796

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