[ UK /ɹˈɪɡməɹˌəʊl/ ]
- a set of confused and meaningless statements
a long and complicated and confusing procedure
all that academic rigmarole was a waste of time
How To Use rigmarole In A Sentence
- I would need to go through the rigmarole of applying for both accounts.
- Howard had been through the rigmarole of selling a company many times.
- We ought to learn business like everybody else, go through the same rigmarole.
- For the body withering under the polluted skies of the City, with all the energies drained by the daily rigmarole of life, this is manna from heaven!
- The customs officials made us go through the rigmarole of opening up our bags for inspection.
- It took quite a time of fiddling about before I found a comfortable position and then, in cases where driving is shared, the whole rigmarole has to be endured all over again when you get back behind the wheel.
- But then came the page banners and pop-up ads and the whole rigmarole started all over again.
- He had to go through the usual rigmarole of signing legal papers in order to complete the business deal.
- Dear Harsnet, he wrote, why do you persist in this rigmarole of refusing even to acknowledge my existence?
- When the rigmarole of having a bath was over, the bath had to be emptied, dragging the bath to the back door and tipping the contents out into the yard.