(n.) A noun relating to foolish and absurd acts often committed in a social setting, but may occur in private as well. While the origin of these shenanigans dates back to traveling salesmen selling men’s clothing in 17th century England, over time it has become more widely used to describe the aforementioned types of acts. Alcoholic beverages are a popular catalyst to the occurrence of such foolishness.
See also the synonyms: tomfoolery
, and buffoonery
Common misspellings include: "haberdashary", "habardashery", and "fred"
The woman scoffed, but knew her fiancé’s drunken haberdashery would be limited to the night of his bachelor party only.
What is the meaning of this haberdashery?!?