- a small lie; fib.
- pretentious nonsense.
Origin of taradiddle
First recorded in 1790–1800; origin uncertain
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Examples from the Web for taradiddle
This taradiddle I invented to account for the look of my hands.Stories of Exile
We would like to do so, of course; but our sense of truth revolts against the enunciation of such a taradiddle.
- another spelling of tarradiddle