Definition of Flubdub

1. Noun. A buffoon. ¹



2. Noun. Trivial matters; nonsense. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Flubdub

1. pretentious nonsense [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Flubdub

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flu shots
flu vaccine
fluanisone
fluate
fluates
fluavil
fluavils
fluazolate
flub
flub up
flubbed
flubber
flubbers
flubbing
flubdub (current term)
flubdubs
flubendazole
flubs
flucan
flucans
flucarbazone
fluckite
flucloxacillin
fluconazole
flucrylate
fluctosphere
fluctospheres
fluctuability
fluctuant

Literary usage of Flubdub

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1. In a New Century by Edward Sandford Martin (1908)
"It sounds like flubdub to say that if this or that college, ... May be it is flubdub. Yet something like that must be the complaint if there is to be a ..."

2. Prejudices: Fifth Series by Henry Louis Mencken (1919)
"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 ..."

3. Confessions of a War Correspondent by William Gunn Shepherd (1917)
"No flubdub !" He looked me squarely in the eye. I knew what he meant by that phrase "no flubdub." He meant: "These fellows around here may trust you ..."

4. The Bookman (1908)
"Why not print the genteel stories and let this flubdub remain undiscovered until I am in heaven with Mr. Stedman and you? Then your grandson (Eugene Field ..."

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