Definition of Rigamarole

1. Noun. A set of confused and meaningless statements.

Exact synonyms: Rigmarole
Generic synonyms: Bunk, Hokum, Meaninglessness, Nonsense, Nonsensicality



2. Noun. A long and complicated and confusing procedure. "All that academic rigmarole was a waste of time"
Exact synonyms: Rigmarole
Generic synonyms: Procedure, Process

Definition of Rigamarole

1. Noun. (chiefly US) (alternative form of rigmarole) ¹

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Definition of Rigamarole

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rigamarole

rifters
riftier
riftiest
rifting
riftless
rifts
rifty
rig
rig out
rig pig
rig pigs
rig up
riga fir
rigadoon
rigadoons
rigamarole (current term)
rigamaroles
rigation
rigatoni
rigatonis
rigaudon
rigaudons
rigel
rigg
riggalds
rigged
rigger
rigger brush
riggers

Literary usage of Rigamarole

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1. Revised Record of the Constitutional Convention of the State of New York by New York (State). (1916)
"Mr. Marshall — I don't know what rigamarole you are referring to, whether it is this bill of Mount Vernon, or something which 1 have not seen, and cannot, ..."

2. The Cambridge History of English Literature by Adolphus William Ward, Alfred Rayney Waller (1916)
"It is what has been called, in words not easy to better, "an unconquerable tendency to rigamarole." It has been admitted that De Quincey's unexpectedness ..."

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