flummery

Part of speech: noun

Anything insipid; humbug.

Part of speech: noun

A dish of pasty food.

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Usage examples "flummery":

  1. I suppose I must get that holly ribbon and tissue paper flummery. - "Patty's Success", Carolyn Wells.
  2. A curtain or some such flummery is blazing. - "An Amateur Fireman", James Otis.
  3. A bit of church flummery. - "Children of the Desert", Louis Dodge.