flummery

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noun flum·mery \ˈfləm-rē, ˈflə-mə-\

Definition of flummery

plural

flummeries

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

  2. 2 :  mummery, mumbo jumbo

Origin and Etymology of flummery

Welsh llymru


First Known Use: 1623

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