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
New Zealand 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