from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun Pretentious nonsense; bunkum.
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- noun A
- noun Trivial matters;
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
I always had a feeling that Zerka was hiding a laugh about something, and especially so when we went through the silly flubdub of Zani ritual.
Ergo, one notion is as good as another, and if it happens to be utter flubdub, so much the better - for it is precisely flubdub that penetrates
And that is why, when he tackles the maudlin flubdub of the Broadway dons, he does it with the weapons of comedy, and even of farce.
Usual courtesies -- good customer of your bank -- you know; usual flubdub.
The bombast, the cant, the flapdoodle and flubdub, the silly unction of different kinds of preachers are "done to a hair."
I was remembering some of the fulsome flubdub I'd read about him.
Any God's quantity of fuss and flubdub to bury a man, and not an ounce of forehandedness in the whole outfit to find out whether he was rightly dead.
She's lamed me up twice beating me -- an 'Perkins wanting me to say' God bless my mother! 'a-getting up and a-going to bed -- he's a flubdub!
Could we go along forever living on the flubdub of self-praise?
"All the flubdub this Werder girl got off to-night puts me in mind of the way I talked that day.