tarradiddle

[ tar-uh-did-l ]
/ ˌtær əˈdɪd l /
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noun


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taradiddle

or tar·ra·did·dle

[ tar-uh-did-l ]
/ ˌtær əˈdɪd l /

noun Informal.

a small lie; fib.
pretentious nonsense.

Origin of taradiddle

First recorded in 1790–1800; origin uncertain

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British Dictionary definitions for tarradiddle

tarradiddle

/ (ˈtærəˌdɪdəl) /

noun

a trifling lie
nonsense; twaddle

Word Origin for tarradiddle

of unknown origin

taradiddle

/ (ˈtærəˌdɪdəl) /

noun

another spelling of tarradiddle
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