Synonyms of rigmarole in English:

rigmarole


See definition of rigmarole

noun

1‘she went through all the rigmarole of dressing and making up’

SYNONYMS

lengthy process, fuss, fuss and bother, bother, commotion, trouble, folderol, ado, pother

informal palaver, song and dance, performance, to-do, carry-on, carrying-on, kerfuffle, hoo-ha, hullabaloo, ballyhoo, business, pantomime, hassle, hoopla

NZ informal bobsy-die

2‘that rigmarole about the house being haunted was just to keep people away’

SYNONYMS

lengthy explanation, lengthy story, saga, yarn, recitation, burble, burbling, maundering, shaggy-dog story

informal spiel, banging on, palaver