Todays Word: “taradiddle or tarradiddle”

Word: taradiddle or tarradiddle

PRONUNCIATION:

(tar-uh-DID-l)

MEANING:

noun: 1. A petty lie. 2. Pretentious nonsense.

ETYMOLOGY:

Origin unknown. Earliest documented use: 1796.

USAGE:

“This investment is pure puffery and taradiddle.”
Malcolm Berko; Taking Stock; The State Journal-Register (Springfield, Illinois); Apr 26, 2010.

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