Pronunciation: /ˈfäldəˌräl, ˈfôldəˌrôl
1 Trivial or nonsensical fuss: all the folderol of the athletic contests and the cheerleaders
1.1 • dated A showy but useless item.
First Known Use: circa 1820
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Manny gathered his collection of paper coffee cups, carefully stacked them and put them in their case before boarding the bus. He knew that displaying them in the cities he visited was a lot of folderol
, but it made him happy. Sometimes people even dropped money in. He smiled and thanked them. Early on, Manny had tried to explain he didn't need the cash. Since his lottery win, he didn't ever need to worry about money. It simply pleased him to travel by bus and to see if, in each city he visited, he could find local coffee shops with new cup designs. He had met many wonderful people.
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