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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Meaningless ceremonies and flattery; A bland custard or pudding especially of oatmeal.

Usage examples (37)
  • Dutch flummery is made by boiling two ounces of isinglass in three half-pints of water very gently for half an hour.
  • Now have I not given you a fine feast of homage, -- "flummery" Mr. Hawthorne calls it?
  • This flummery is too much; but every body with whom
  • All this flummery was, as we all know, meaningless. for more
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