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Taradiddle

Pronunciation: [ tar-uh-did-l ]


Definition: noun

1: a small lie; fib

2: pretentious nonsense

Origin: 1790; English


Etymology: late 18th century: perhaps related to diddle

Usage:

Synonyms:

  • fib

  • white lie

  • fable

  • fabrication

  • falsity

  • tale

  • untruth

Example: No sane person would make up such a taradiddle!

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