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Noun: rigamarole  'ri-(gu-)mu,rówl
Usage: US (elsewhere: rigmarole)
  1. A set of confused and meaningless statements
    - rigmarole
  2. A long and complicated and confusing procedure
    "all that academic rigamarole was a waste of time";
    - rigmarole, palaver [informal]

Derived forms: rigamaroles

Type of: bunk [informal], hokum [informal], meaninglessness, nonsense, nonsensicality, procedure, process

Encyclopedia: Rigamarole