noun. meaningless ceremonies and flattery.
- momerie (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
Example sentences of the word mummery
1. Noun, singular or mass
The informal roots of mummery eventually led to traveling bands of actors -- players, jongleurs, minstrels and their helpers -- who performed at fairs, holiday celebrations and other events to earn their living.
2. Verb, base form
Then, the plant may contract mummery berry fungus.