mummery definition

  • noun:
    • A performance by mummers.
    • A pretentious or hypocritical show or service.
    • merrymaking; the overall performance of a mummer
    • a ridiculous or ostentatious ceremony, particularly of a religious nature
    • a showy but bare overall performance
    • Masking; frolic in disguise; buffoonery.
    • Farcical show; hypocritical disguise and parade or ceremonies.
    • Pantomime as enacted by mummers; a show or performance of mummers.
    • A ceremony or performance considered untrue or pretentious; farcical tv show; hypocritical disguise and paradc: used in contempt to various spiritual ceremonies by people who are of various other sects or philosophy.
    • meaningless ceremonies and flattery

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