folderol folderol

Definition(s):

  • (n) nonsensical talk or writing

Usage(s):

  1. The Schwarz Crusade proceeds right out in the open without any of the conspiratorial folderol of Welch's Birchites.
  2. As folderol goes, it is on the airy side, and even for airy folderol, it lacks substance.
  3. No preliminary folderol or new mise en scene was needed to insure its success.

News

  • Obama’s attack on medical devices

    If you listen to Democrat folderol during political campaigns - and truth to tell, at most other times too - what you'll mostly hear is that the party is for the "little people," and Democrats are always on the front lines to protect them. They're also, it turns out, right there...
    on October 17, 2013     Source: Victorville Daily Press

Quotes

  1. "We'll get it done. We'll use the better part of this week going through all this parliamentary folderol," Nelson said on the Senate floor. "And when they call the final roll, we'll get it extended. But why can't we get together? Why does one...
    on Apr 12, 2010 By: Bill Nelson Source: Juice (blog)

  2. "That's him. That's his attitude. He would not like all of this folderol," McMahon told CNN's "Larry King Live."
    on Jan 25, 2005 By: Ed McMahon Source: CNN International

  3. "Just eliminate this whole folderol about picking delegates and say the county chairman shall pick the delegates, period," Justice John Paul Stevens said to Mr. Schwarz, adding, "I don't see why that would be unconstitutional."
    on Oct 3, 2007 By: John Paul Stevens Source: New York Times

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