folderol

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EtymologyEdit

Originally a nonsense refrain in several old songs.

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NounEdit

folderol (countable and uncountable, plural folderols)

  1. (uncountable) Nonsense or foolishness.
  2. (countable) A decorative object of little value; a trifle or gewgaw.

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