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Noun: tarradiddle  ,ter-u'di-d(u)l [N. Amer], ,ta-ru'di-d(u)l [Brit]
Usage: informal
  1. A trivial lie
    "he told a tarradiddle about eating his spinach";
    - fib, story, tale, taradiddle [informal], porky pie [Brit, informal], porky [Brit, informal]
  2. Pretentious or silly talk or writing
    - baloney [informal], boloney [informal], bilgewater [informal], bosh [informal], drool, humbug, taradiddle [informal], tommyrot [informal], tosh [Brit, informal], twaddle [informal]

Derived forms: tarradiddles

Type of: bunk [informal], hokum [informal], lie[2], meaninglessness, nonsense, nonsensicality, prevarication