Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Deceit; flattery.
  • noun Nonsense; flummery.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • “I wanted no glamoury flum tricks of a Profligate of Canny to diddle my sire; I have blaze enough to keep him charmed, and since the lighting I burn even heavier.”

    Wildfire

  • “I wanted no glamoury flum tricks of a Profligate of Canny to diddle my sire; I have blaze enough to keep him charmed, and since the lighting I burn even heavier.”

    Wildfire

  • “I wanted no glamoury flum tricks of a Profligate of Canny to diddle my sire; I have blaze enough to keep him charmed, and since the lighting I burn even heavier.”

    Wildfire

  • By the left way men go by Damascus and by the flum Jordan.

    The Travels of Sir John Mandeville

  • Norweye, frere Seint Olaf, ariva al flum de Tine a Nof Chastel ou plus de Ve granz neofs, a ki le connte Tostin, le frere le rey

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

  • "I don't suppose he's ever been flum - | moved by anything or anyone."

    The Fateful Bargain

  • For your wheedling flum, till it fleeched my self from me.

    Krindlesyke

  • Sagittal section of vertebral canal to show the lower end of the medulla spinalis and the flum terminale.

    Illustrations. Fig. 1213

  • I'd heard him say often about fool-flum talk and feather-headed fellows and things of that sort.

    Kitty Canary

  • He cares no more for flum-foolishness than I do, which is why we have so much fun over the efforts certain mothers we know make to help their daughters get married, and we've decided to be failures as social successes and enjoy ourselves.

    Kitty Canary

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  • Flum is a fluffernutter and ham sandwich.

    Hey Sue would you like another flum sandwich?

    April 16, 2020