What does mummery mean?

Definitions for mummery
ˈmʌm ə rimum·mery

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word mummery.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. mummery, flummery(noun)

    meaningless ceremonies and flattery

Wiktionary

  1. mummery(Noun)

    merrymaking; the performance of a mummer

    Etymology: From momerie, mommerie.

  2. mummery(Noun)

    a ridiculous or ostentatious ceremony, especially of a religious nature

    Etymology: From momerie, mommerie.

  3. mummery(Noun)

    a showy but empty performance

    Etymology: From momerie, mommerie.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mummery(noun)

    masking; frolic in disguise; buffoonery

    Etymology: [F. momerie, of Dutch or German origin. See Mumm.]

  2. Mummery(noun)

    farcical show; hypocritical disguise and parade or ceremonies

    Etymology: [F. momerie, of Dutch or German origin. See Mumm.]

How to pronounce mummery?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say mummery in sign language?

  1. mummery

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of mummery in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of mummery in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of mummery in a Sentence

  1. James Joyce:

    Across the page the numbers moved in grave morrice, in the mummery of their letters, wearing quaint caps of squares and cubes.

Images & Illustrations of mummery

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