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Rhyming reduplicativ

Rhyming reduplicatives

airy-fairy impractical and foolishly idealistic
argy-bargy noisy quarreling or wrangling
art(s)y-fart(s)y associated with or showing a pretentious interest in the arts
bee's knees of an extremely high standard
bric-a-brac miscellaneous objects and ornaments of little value
chit-chat friendly conversation about things that are not very important
chock-a-block very full, so that there is not much room for anything or anyone else
criss-cross to form a pattern of straight lines that cross one another
dilly-dally waste time through aimless wandering or indecision
flim-flam nonsensical or insincere talk
flip-flop 1 a light sandal, typically of plastic or rubber, with a thong between the big and second toe
flip-flop 2 an instance of someone changing their opinion completely in a way that annoys other people
harum-scarum uncontrolled and not sensible
helter-skelter in disorderly haste or confusion
higgledy-piggledy in confusion or disorder
hocus-pocus meaningless talk or activity, often designed to draw attention away from and disguise what is actually happening
hodge-podge a collection of things that do not belong together or have been put together carelessly
hoity-toity elevated in style or manner
hurly-burly a lot of noisy activity, usually involving large numbers of people
ill-will a strong feeling that you dislike someone and wish them harm
itsy-bitsy very small
knick-knack a small worthless object, especially a household ornament
lovey-dovey very affectionate or romantic, especially excessively so
mish-mash an untidy or confused mixture of different things
mumbo-jumbo ideas, beliefs, or customs that you think are nonsense
namby-pamby behaving in a way that seems weak or extremely sensitive; feeble or effeminate in behavior or expression
nitty-gritty the most important aspects or practical details of a subject or situation
okey-dokey used for showing that you accept something or agree with something; ok
palsy walsy very friendly or intimate
pell-mell in a confused, rushed, or disorderly manner
pitter-patter with the sound of quick light steps or taps
riff-raff disreputable or undesirable people
roly-poly (of a person) having a round, plump appearance
see-saw hange rapidly and repeatedly from one position, situation, or condition to another and back again
shilly-shally fail to act resolutely or decisively
super-duper very good; marvelous
teen(s)y-ween(s)y extremely small; tiny
tip-top the highest part or point of excellence
tit-for-tat something that you do to harm someone because they have harmed you
tittle-tattle engage in gossip or idle talk
topsy-turvy upside down
tutti-frutti a type of ice cream containing or flavored with mixed fruits and sometimes nuts
walkie-talkie a portable two-way radio
wham-bam used to express the idea of a sudden or dramatic occurrence or change of events
wheeler-dealer someone who uses clever or slightly dishonest methods to get advantages
willy-nilly whether one likes it or not
wishy-washy not strong or definite
Created by: zilvinas



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