Definition of Humbuggers

1. Noun. (plural of humbugger) ¹



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Definition of Humbuggers

1. humbugger [n] - See also: humbugger

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Humbuggers

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

Literary usage of Humbuggers

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1. The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the Series by Samuel Johnson (1810)
"But why, honest friends, should we ramble and roam, To look for humbuggers so distant from home ? Poor Ireland, as well as her neighbours, of late Has begun ..."

2. The Life of Benjamin Disraeli: Earl of Beaconsfield by William Flavelle Monypenny, George Earle Buckle (1914)
"They are tired of rhetorical humbuggers in speaking and writing, such as those for the most part are who occupy our Senate with palaver and our Sovereign ..."

3. Speeches, Correspondence and Political Papers of Carl Schurz by Carl Schurz (1913)
"These are your boasted revolutionary sires, no longer heroes and sages, but accomplished humbuggers and hypocrites, who said one thing and meant another; ..."

4. Some Account of the English Stage: From the Restoration in 1660 to 1830 by John Genest (1832)
"The Biters were not unlike the humbuggers, and a fair subject for ridicule—the best story about biting is told in the Spectator—a condemned felon sold his ..."

5. Life and Correspondence of John A. Quitman, Major-general, U.S.A., and by John Francis Hamtramck Claiborne (1860)
"There are your boasted Revolutionary sires, no longer heroes and sages, but accomplished humbuggers and hypocrites, who said one thing and meant another; ..."

6. The British Essayists edited by Alexander Chalmers (1808)
"... the Gothic humbuggers, and those who " nick-name God's creatures," and call a man a cabbage, a crab, a queer cub, an odd fish, and an unaccountable ..."

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