Definition of Humbugged

1. Verb. (past of humbug) ¹



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Definition of Humbugged

1. humbug [v] - See also: humbug

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Humbugged

humbles
humblest
humbleth
humbling
humblingly
humblings
humbly
humboldtine
humbucker
humbuckers
humbucking
humbucking pickup
humbug
humbuged
humbugged (current term)
humbugger
humbuggeries
humbuggers
humbuggery
humbugging
humbuging
humbugs
humbuzz
humbuzzes
humdinger
humdingers
humdrum
humdrumness
humdrums

Literary usage of Humbugged

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1. Fragments, in Prose and Verse by Elizabeth Smith, Henrietta Maria Bowdler (1810)
"I fancy we have been humbugged. I have seen the sun as flat as a trencher, but not a hit of Mercury. Do tell me, if it ought to he seen to-day; ..."

2. Sunlight and shadow; or, Gleanings from my life-work by John Bartholomew Gough (1881)
"... The Connoisseurs of Liquors — Wine-Drinkers humbugged — The Secret of Success in the Manufacture of Liquors — Ingredients — How " Imported Cognac Brandy ..."

3. Middle Temple Table Talk: With Some Talk about the Table Itself by William George Thorpe (1895)
"... Ministers and their shadows—The Countess' return visit— Tischendorf and the Codex Sinaiticus—How he humbugged the Cardinal over the Vatican MS.—. ..."

4. Raising the Veil by Ball Fenner (1856)
"Courts in the city of Philadelphia—Corruption among the New York Officials—The citizens of Boston easily humbugged—Coroners and Coroners' Juries—The Country ..."

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