Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The principles or conduct of a mugwump in the political sense.
- n. US, politics, slang The acts and views of the mugwumps.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. Political Cant, U.S. The acts and views of the mugwumps.
- mugwump + -ery (Wiktionary)
“But "mugwumpery" as a description of Roosevelt's thought is particularly unsatisfying.”
“Your mugwumpery and apologias lead naturally to the question of whether you're a stockholder.”
“Austin liked it and Ryle approved of ˜Prior's complete lack of mugwumpery™.”
“The sordid necessity of seeing Hinchey taught him afresh the folly of his dabbling in politics at all, and his whole being revolted against the contact with humanity in the raw which even mugwumpery seemed to entail.”
“Everything, from mugwumpery to the meddler's itch, from corns to crime, is now traced to the pernicious activity of some microbian.”
“Temporary arrangement pending a settlement of matters in debate. mugwumpery”
“Vice-President brought to the ticket what its head seemed to lack -- popularity among the people of the West -- and did much to hearten all such Democrats as insisted upon voting a ticket free from all taint of mugwumpery.”
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