Definition of farrago in English:
noun (plural farragoes)
A confused mixture: a farrago of fact and myth about Abraham Lincoln
More example sentences
- 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.
mid 17th century: from Latin, literally 'mixed fodder', from far 'corn'.
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