'Brummagem' — Video Word of the Day 4/5/2019

Learn the meaning and history of 'brummagem' in our new video series with TIME


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Our Word of the Day for April 5, 2019 is brummagem, an adjective meaning "cheaply showy or not genuine."

Presented as part of the Merriam-Webster and TIME Word of the Day partnership.

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