fumisterie

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From fumiste +‎ -erie.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fumisterie f (countable and uncountable, plural fumisteries)

  1. (uncountable) heating engineering, boiler fitting, stove fitting (the practice of installing fireplaces, chimneys, etc.)
  2. (countable) a company specialised in the above
  3. (figuratively) bad joke, farce; hoax; sham, quackery, smoke and mirrors (something that cannot be taken seriously)
    Synonym: supercherie

Further reading[edit]

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

fumisterie f

  1. plural of fumisteria

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French fumisterie.

Noun[edit]

fumisterie f (plural fumisterii)

  1. quackery

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • fumisterie in Academia Română, Micul dicționar academic, ediția a II-a, Bucharest: Univers Enciclopedic, 2010. →ISBN