tarradiddle

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  • IPA(key): /ˈtæ.ɹə.dɪ.dəl/

Noun[edit]

tarradiddle (plural tarradiddles)

  1. A trivial lie, a fib.
  2. Silly talk or writing; humbug.
    • 1866, Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
      Of course, that's all taradiddle; he lies like a horse, for I know this Dushkin, he is a pawnbroker and a receiver of stolen goods...