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farrago Line breaks: far|rago
Pronunciation: /fəˈrɑːɡəʊ/

Definition of farrago in English:

noun (plural farragos or US 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'.



Pronunciation: /fəˈrɑːdʒɪnəs/
Example sentences
  • 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.

Words that rhyme with farrago

Argo, argot, cargo, Chicago, embargo, escargot, largo, Margot, Otago, Santiago, virago

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