flumadiddle

/flum'euh did"l, flum"euh did'l/, n.
1. utter nonsense.
2. worthless frills. Also, fumadiddle.
[1840-50, Amer.; appar. FLUM(MERY) + -a- unstressed linking vowel + DIDDLE2]

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Universalium. 2010.

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  • flumadiddle — flum·a·did·dle …   English syllables

  • flumadiddle — noun see flummadiddle * * * /flum euh did l, flum euh did l/, n. 1. utter nonsense. 2. worthless frills. Also, fumadiddle. [1840 50, Amer.; appar. FLUM(MERY) + a unstressed linking vowel + DIDDLE2] …   Useful english dictionary

  • fumadiddle — /fum euh did l, fum euh did l/, n. flumadiddle. [var. of FLUMADIDDLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • fumadiddle — variant of flummadiddle * * * /fum euh did l, fum euh did l/, n. flumadiddle. [var. of FLUMADIDDLE] …   Useful english dictionary

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