mummery mummery

Definition(s):

  • (n) meaningless ceremonies and flattery

Usage(s):

  1. Kinsey, unnerved by this mummery, bungled; superbly the champion swept up the set, the victory, 8-6.
  2. The medieval church was strong on mummery.
  3. Once a year, on the two days before Lent, Trinidad goes crazy with a carnival of rum-drinking, parades, musicmaking, mummeryblacks painted or masked as whites, whites as blacks.

News

  • DSC takes first at home

    Therex2019s no pool like home.The Durango Swim Club took first overall in their hometown meet June 22 and 23, topping nine other teams at the Durango Community Recreation Center.Haley Benjamin 12, Mira Joyner 13, Brooke Kniffin 17, Josh Miller 17, Anne Mummery 14 and Jesse Rubenstein 17 won every event they swam.
    on July 9, 2013     Source: The Durango Herald

Quotes

  • "Drone drone platitude drone blether blah bull pish tish and mummery," said Ferdinand today.
    on May 18, 2007 By: Rio Ferdinand Source: guardian.co.uk

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