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Mummery

ˈmʌm(ə)ri

Meanings of Mummery:

noun

A performance by mummers.

Usage examples:

That's all it is, mere mummery

Mummichog

ˈmʌmɪtʃɒɡ

Meanings of Mummichog:

noun

A small marine killifish which lives along the sheltered shores and estuaries of eastern north america. it is widely kept in aquaria and is also used as bait and for biological research.

Usage examples:

Juvenile mummichogs were captured in pit traps along with spotfin killifish in the high marsh at bo…

Meanings of Mummied:

adjective

Mummified; embalmed as a mummy; †transformed into mummy (obsolete).

Mummies

ˈmʌm.i

Meanings of Mummies:

noun

(especially in ancient egypt) a body of a human being or animal that has been ceremonially preserved by removal of the internal organs, treatment with natron and resin, and wrapping in bandages.

Usage examples:

The mummy of tutankhamen

Meanings of Mummification:

noun

The process of preserving a dead body as a mummy

Usage examples:

The ancient mummification process took 70 days., there is speculation that mummification developed …

Mummified

ˈmʌm.ɪ.faɪ

Meanings of Mummified:

verb

(especially in ancient egypt) preserve (a body) by embalming and wrapping it in cloth.

Usage examples:

Her remains were mummified over 2,000 years ago
adjective

(of a body in ancient egypt) preserved by embalming and wrapping in cloth.

Usage examples:

The mummified bodies entombed in the pyramids of egypt

Mummifies

ˈmʌm.ɪ.faɪ

Meanings of Mummifies:

verb

(especially in ancient egypt) preserve (a body) by embalming and wrapping it in cloth.

Usage examples:

Her remains were mummified over 2,000 years ago

Meanings of Mummiform:

adjective

Generally. resembling or shaped like a mummy.

Mummify

ˈmʌm.ɪ.faɪ

Meanings of Mummify:

verb

(especially in ancient egypt) preserve (a body) by embalming and wrapping it in cloth.

Usage examples:

Her remains were mummified over 2,000 years ago

Mummifying

ˈmʌm.ɪ.faɪ

Meanings of Mummifying:

verb

(especially in ancient egypt) preserve (a body) by embalming and wrapping it in cloth.

Usage examples:

Her remains were mummified over 2,000 years ago

Meanings of Mumming:

verb

Act in a traditional masked mime or a mummers' play.

Usage examples:

After they had masked and mummed, away they went
noun

One's mother.

Usage examples:

She often goes round to see her mum, who lives nearby
adjective

Not speaking; silent.

Usage examples:

They kept their engagement and pregnancy mum for months.

Meanings of Mumms:

noun

A trademark for: champagne produced by the house of mumm in rheims, france.

Mummy

ˈmʌm.i

Meanings of Mummy:

noun

(especially in ancient egypt) a body of a human being or animal that has been ceremonially preserved by removal of the internal organs, treatment with natron and resin, and wrapping in bandages.

Usage examples:

The mummy of tutankhamen

Meanings of Mump:

noun

A block of peat; a spade's depth in digging turf.

verb

To assume a demure, melancholy, or sanctimonious expression; to be silent and sullen; to sulk, mope.

Meanings of Mumped:

noun

A block of peat; a spade's depth in digging turf.

verb

To assume a demure, melancholy, or sanctimonious expression; to be silent and sullen; to sulk, mope.

Meanings of Mumper:

noun

A beggar, a mendicant; a person who sponges on others.

Meanings of Mumpers:

noun

A beggar, a mendicant; a person who sponges on others.

Meanings of Mumpish:

adjective

Sullen; sulky.

Usage examples:

Bring on the wodehouse, i say, that sovereign remedy for any mumpish disharmony of mood.

Meanings of Mumps:

plural noun

A contagious and infectious viral disease causing swelling of the parotid salivary glands in the face, and a risk of sterility in adult males.

Usage examples:

Other viral illnesses such as mumps and rubella may also trigger bell's palsy.
noun

An infectious disease that causes painful swellings in the neck and throat and a fever

Mumpsimus

ˈmʌmpsɪməs

Meanings of Mumpsimus:

noun

A traditional custom or idea adhered to although shown to be unreasonable.

Usage examples:

‘a young priest once corrected an old priest for saying mumpsimus instead of sumpsimus in the first…

Mums

krɪˈsænθ.ə.məm

Meanings of Mums:

noun

One's mother.

Usage examples:

She often goes round to see her mum, who lives nearby
verb

Act in a traditional masked mime or a mummers' play.

Usage examples:

After they had masked and mummed, away they went
adjective

Not speaking; silent.

Usage examples:

They kept their engagement and pregnancy mum for months.

Mumsy

ˈmʌm.zi

Meanings of Mumsy:

adjective

Giving an impression of dull domesticity; dowdy or unfashionable.

Usage examples:

She wore a big mumsy dress
noun

One's mother.

Usage examples:

So, mumsy with baby pottering about, or family going to the zoo for the day can potentially have an…

Mun

mʌn

Meanings of Mun:

verb

Variant form of must1.

Meanings of Munch:

verb

Eat (something) steadily and often audibly.

Usage examples:

Russell munched his breakfast toast

Munchausen

ˈmʌn.tʃaʊ.zənz ˌsɪn.drəʊm

Meanings of Munchausen:

noun

A mental condition in which someone pretends to be ill or deliberately tries to make themselves ill in order to get attention and treatment from doctors or other medical workers

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