Informal cheap and gaudy
Origin of brummagemdialect, dialectal pronunciation of Birmingham (in ME, Bremingeham), with reference, refer to counterfeit coins and amp; cheap jewelry once made there
Informal anything cheap and gaudy, esp. jewelry not made of gems and precious metals
Cheap and showy; meretricious.
Origin of brummagemAlteration of Birmingham, England (from the counterfeit coins made there in the 17th century).