adjective: Cheap and showy.
noun: Something that is counterfeit or of inferior quality.

ETYMOLOGY: After Brummagem, a dialectal alteration of Birmingham, UK, where counterfeit coins were produced in the 17th century. Brummie is a nickname for someone from Birmingham. Earliest documented use: 1637.


BUMMAGEM - What I was when, with no money, no home, no friends, I had to hit the road agaim

Speaking of sights along the road -

That Shaving Cream / We Used To Sell / It's Modern Now / Called BRUMMAGEL!