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Definition of "tarradiddle" [tarradiddle]

  • A petty falsehood; a fib. (noun)
  • Silly pretentious speech or writing; twaddle. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "tarradiddle" in a sentence
  • "O Lady Lufton! have you not written a tarradiddle to your friend?"
  • "‘There is to be a little tarradiddle told, and I am to tell it?’"
  • "But I wasn't fooled by that tarradiddle about the cold."