[ fluhb-duhb ]

  1. pretentious nonsense or show; airs.

Origin of flubdub

An Americanism dating back to 1885–90; origin uncertain

Words Nearby flubdub

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How to use flubdub in a sentence

  • Usual courtesies—good customer of your bank—you know; usual flubdub.

    Cappy Ricks Retires | Peter B. Kyne
  • I was remembering some of the fulsome flubdub I'd read about him.

    A Woman Named Smith | Marie Conway Oemler
  • Please her, you know—she's crazy on this society stunt—all flubdub to me of course.