- flummery (n.)
- 1620s, a type of coagulated food, from Welsh llymru "sour oatmeal jelly boiled with the husks," of uncertain origin. Later of a sweet dish in cookery (1747). Figurative use, of flattery, empty talk, is from 1740s.
- 1. She hated the flummery of public relations.
- 2. Where was our great Island h! eritage portrayed in all this flummery?
- 3. All the rest is flummery.
[ flummery 造句 ]