Definition of frammis in English:

frammis

(also frammiss, framis)

noun

US
informal, humorous
  • 1With capital initial. As a generic surname, especially in comic strips or in an invented company name.

  • 2Nonsense, jargon; commotion, confusion.

  • 3Especially in imitations of jargon or technical vocabulary: a thing which the speaker cannot or does not name, a thingy.

Origin

1940s; earliest use found in Nevada State Journal (Reno). Origin uncertain. Perhaps a humorous use of the surname Frammis, attested earlier in the 20th cent. Compare.

Pronunciation

frammis

/ˈframɪs/