Definition of folderol in English:
1Trivial or nonsensical fuss: all the folderol of the athletic contests and the cheerleaders
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- 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.
early 18th century: first used as a meaningless refrain in popular songs.
Definition of folderol in:
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