flubdub

flub·dub

 (flŭb′dŭb′)
n. Informal
Pretentious nonsense; bunkum.

[Origin unknown.]

flubdub

(ˈflʌbˌdʌb)
n
informal US nonsense; inept speech; empty talk; bunkum

flub•dub

(ˈflʌbˌdʌb)

n.
pretentious show; airs.
[1885–90, Amer.]
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How any sensible man, after reading the highfalutin flubdub of its sacred Kloran, the burlesque of its ritual and the list of its officers, from Imperial Wizard through the Klakard and the Kludd, the Kleagle and the Klarago, can hold his membership is beyond the range of sane judgement .
The portly William Howard Taft escaped any reference to food, but fares no better: "a flubdub, with a streak of the second-rate and the common in him.