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!"
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,