Mum"mer*y (?), n.; pl. Mummeries (#). [F. momerie, of Dutch or German origin. See Mumm.]

1.

Masking; frolic in disguise; buffoonery.

The mummery of foreign strollers. Fenton.

2.

Farcical show; hypocritical disguise and parade or ceremonies.

Bacon.

 

© Webster 1913.

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