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A set of confused and meaningless statements.

A long and complicated and confusing procedure; "all that academic rigmarole was a waste of time".

I'm not 100% sure where this term originates, but I've heard it used in Britain and Ireland.
1. "You wouldnt believe the rigmarole I had to go through just to have my credit cards cancelled!"

2. "Oh, not this rigmarole again!"
by Nigel Tufnel July 04, 2005
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Person 1: Teachers are so full of rigmarole!
Person 2: Yass!
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an act of fore-play, pronounced rig-mar-role. means to touch the opposite sex romantically e.g smooching.
i saw them under the staircase rigmarolling, i love to rigmarole more than sex,
by Tosin Akanni-Shelle August 10, 2007
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