Flummery

Definition of Flummery

Flum´mer`y
n.1.A light kind of food, formerly made of flour or meal; a sort of pap.
Milk and flummery are very fit for children.
- Locke.
2.Something insipid, or not worth having; empty compliment; trash; unsubstantial talk of writing.
The flummery of modern criticism.
- J. Morley.

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