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flummery

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noun flum·mery \ˈfləm-rē, ˈflə-mə-\

Definition of flummery

plural flummeries

  1. 1 a :  a soft jelly or porridge made with flour or meal b :  any of several sweet desserts

  2. 2 :  mummery, mumbo jumbo



Origin of flummery

Welsh llymru


First Known Use: 1623

Rhymes with flummery


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