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flubdub

[fluhb-duhb] /ˈflʌbˌdʌb/
noun
1.
pretentious nonsense or show; airs.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90, Americanism; origin uncertain
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flubdub

noun
  1. Incompetence; ineptitude: They would remove much of the amateur flub-dub
  2. An awkward person; blunderer; goof-up, klutz
verb

: I flubdubbed the stage entrance

[1920s+; first sense found by 1888 in the sense ''foolishness, bunk, hot air'']


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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