Definition of folderol in English:


Syllabification: fol·de·rol
Pronunciation: /ˈfäldəˌräl, ˈfôldəˌrôl
(also falderal)


1Trivial or nonsensical fuss: all the folderol of the athletic contests and the cheerleaders
More example sentences
  • Anatolians also carry out their tasks with no need for folderol.
  • The upcoming gala Golden Week respite from the daily folderol will put our publishing schedule into a cocked hat yet once again.
  • Stripped of arcane folderol, that's what the Electoral College amounts to.
1.1 dated A showy but useless item.

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