Complete Definition of "flummery"

English
Somewhat archaic

Etymology
Welsh llymru, a jelly derived from oatmeal

Noun
en-noun|flummeries

  1. empty or meaningless talk
  2. deceptive or blustering speech; bullshit

#*1940: Rex Stout, Over My Dead Body - "Pfui! This is flummery!"

  1. custard; any of several bland, gelatinous foodstuffs made from strained oatmeal and flour

Interjection
flummery!

  1. an expression of contemptuous disbelief

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