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flubdub

[fluhb-duhb]
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noun
  1. pretentious nonsense or show; airs.

Origin of flubdub

An Americanism dating back to 1885–90; origin uncertain
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Examples from the Web for flubdub

Historical Examples

  • Please her, you know—she's crazy on this society stunt—all flubdub to me of course.

    The Adventures of Jimmie Dale

    Frank L. Packard