HyperDic: tarradiddle

English > 2 senses of the word tarradiddle:
NOUNcommunicationtarradiddle, fib, story, tale, taradiddlea trivial lie
communicationtarradiddle, baloney, boloney, bilgewater, bosh, drool, humbug, taradiddle, tommyrot, tosh, twaddlepretentious or silly talk or writing
English > tarradiddle: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA trivial lie.
Synonymsfib, story, tale, taradiddle
Narrowerfairytale, fairy tale, fairy story, cock-and-bull story, song and danceAn interesting but highly implausible / implausible story
Broaderlie, prevaricationA statement that deviates from or perverts the truth
Spanishbola, cuento, embuste, historia, mentira, patraña
Catalanbola, conte, història, mentida, trola
English > tarradiddle: 2 senses > noun 2, communication
Meaningpretentious or silly talk or writing.
Synonymsbaloney, boloney, bilgewater, bosh, drool, humbug, taradiddle, tommyrot, tosh, twaddle
Broadernonsense, bunk, nonsensicality, meaninglessness, hokumA message that seems to convey no meaning / meaning
Usage ofslang, cant, jargon, lingo, argot, patois, vernacularA characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves)
Spanishbobadas, boloney, chorradas, disparates, tonterías
Catalanbajanades, bestiesa, boloney, disbarat, poca-soltada, ximpleria

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