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

Derived forms: rigmaroles

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

Encyclopedia: Rigmarole