To do more than necessary for something to happen.

In speech, it can mean “beating around the bush”, or ommiting facts to avoid a topic.

In design, it can mean useless decorative elements that add no value or function.

In software development, it can mean code that serves no purpose other than looking nice.

In sports, it can mean actions that only embelishes plays and don’t result in any advancement (like a goal or similar).


— Pare de adicionar firulas no design, isso só complica a produção e não adiciona nada de útil

— O jogador fica de firulas e, no fim, não faz nenhum gol.