rigamarole

[ rig-uh-muh-rohl ]
/ ˈrɪg ə məˌroʊl /

noun

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Example sentences from the Web for rigamarole

  • If I had not known you had studied law, not for a moment would that rigamarole lead me to suspect it.

    The Paliser case|Edgar Saltus
  • Of course, under that rigamarole I knew what was doing—orders from headquarters—and more to follow.

    Making Money|Owen Johnson

British Dictionary definitions for rigamarole

rigamarole
/ (ˈrɪɡəməˌrəʊl) /

noun

a variant of rigmarole
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