Definition of taradiddle in English:
nouninformal , chiefly British
1A petty lie.
- Let us therefore avoid giving ear to a lot of taradiddles about our soldiers in the trenches.
- "I dare say my nephew told you a good many taradiddles in his time."
- A trip up the Thames from Southend-On-Sea to the Houses of Parliament provides him with many fine opportunities to indulge in his own idiosyncratic brand of taradiddles and horseplay.
Late 18th century: perhaps related to diddle.
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