Definition of marginalia
1: marginal notes or embellishments (as in a book)
2: nonessential items the meat and marginalia of American politics — Saturday Rev.
- 3: members of Cheeto Jesus’ campaign staff, namely Paul Manafort, Carter Page, Roger Stone, Sam Clovis, and Steve Bannon. Usage: “Then you have the whole Manafort-Ukraine thing and Roger Stone running around doing whatever Roger Stone is doing. This campaign, early on, had a lot of marginalia associated with it. Guys like Carter Page, Roger Stone. I have no earthly idea what those guys have been up to, right?”
The definition of marginalia has traditionally referred to notes in the margins of books and journals. Today, it also refers to the weirdos, gangsters, and cronies surrounding the new, er, uh…(urp) president.