Meaning of “rigmarole” in the English Dictionary

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(Definition of “rigmarole” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"rigmarole" in American English

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rigmarolenoun [ C usually sing ]

us /ˈrɪɡ·məˌroʊl/ also rigamarole, us /ˈrɪɡ·ə·məˌroʊl/

a long, complicated, or silly process:

You have to go through this whole rigmarole before you can register for a course.

(Definition of “rigmarole” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)