taradiddle


tar·a·did·dle

noun \ˌta-rə-ˈdi-dəl, ˈta-rə-ˌ\

Definition of TARADIDDLE

1
:  fib
2
:  pretentious nonsense

Variants of TARADIDDLE

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

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>

Origin of TARADIDDLE

origin unknown
First Known Use: circa 1796

Rhymes with TARADIDDLE

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