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synonyms for brummagem

  • tinsel
  • cheap
  • chintzy
  • flashy
  • garish
  • glaring
  • glitzy
  • loud
  • meretricious
  • showy
  • tacky
  • tawdry
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How to use brummagem in a sentence

This of course must be laid to the credit of the local supporters of "the noble art of self-defence," the Brummagem bruisers.
SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
As soon as his baggage had been taken to the public hall, Roebelin got out beads, wire, and Brummagem jewellery.
THE WOODLANDS ORCHIDSFREDERICK BOYLE
But a mere Brummagem article that won't stand wear is quite valueless in their eyes.
LIFE OF JOHN COLERIDGE PATTESONCHARLOTTE M. YONGE
A Kru boy welcomed them with beaming face and fetched them drinks upon a Brummagem tray.
A MILLIONAIRE OF YESTERDAYE. PHILLIPS OPPENHEIM
A superb disorder of trumpery brummagem cutlery, stuffs, firearms and pots and pans clutter the ground in every direction.
IN THE LAND OF MOSQUES & MINARETSFRANCIS MILTOUN
Yet this pearl of great price, how often is it treated as lightly and carelessly as if it was any bauble of Brummagem!
THE PHYSICAL LIFE OF WOMAN:DR. GEORGE H NAPHEYS
When I say cheap, I mean low-priced; for brummagem articles, no matter of what description, are always the very reverse of cheap.
RIDING FOR LADIESMRS. POWER O'DONOGHUE
I know the real thing when I see it; and that's why the Brummagem up-stairs doesn't go down with me.
CHAMBERS'S JOURNAL OF POPULAR LITERATURE, SCIENCE, AND ARTVARIOUS
He was a customer of mine when I was in the bookselling business at Brummagem, as we called it.
THAT UNFORTUNATE MARRIAGE, VOL. 1(OF 3)FRANCES ELEANOR TROLLOPE
A "Brummagem" man bought up the land and the house—this latter was far too small to suit his ideas, and it was left unoccupied.
AN OLD ENGLISH HOMES. BARING-GOULD
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