Definition of farrago in English:

farrago

Line breaks: far|rago
Pronunciation: /fəˈrɑːgəʊ
 
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noun (plural farragos or US farragoes)

  • A confused mixture: a farrago of fact and myth about Abraham Lincoln
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    • This farrago of nonsense was surprisingly influential.
    • It may, for all I know, be a farrago of nonsense from beginning to end, but the authors appear to believe that they are dealing in fact.
    • This farrago of nonsense requires a very high standard of stylised comedy acting, which is not in vogue in the 21st Century.

Derivatives

farraginous

Pronunciation: /fəˈrɑːdʒɪnəs/
adjective
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  • One's first encounter with any of these epics can be somewhat jarring; they are far and away the most wildly farraginous and gloriously irresponsible masterpieces in Western literature.

Origin

mid 17th century: from Latin, literally 'mixed fodder', from far 'corn'.

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