Definition of Humbuggery

1. n. The practice of imposition.



Definition of Humbuggery

1. Noun. (dated) trickery; deception ¹

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Definition of Humbuggery

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Humbuggery

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

Literary usage of Humbuggery

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1. Oriental America and Its Problems by Theodore Williams Noyes (1903)
"... of the Presidential Campaign—Political Platform Duplicity—Genuine Anti-Imperialists Not Caught in the Kansas City Net—The Art of Political humbuggery. ..."

2. Saint Louis Medical and Surgical Journal (1887)
"BANK humbuggery. Some months ago a merchant of this city consulted a 'physician concerning a gastric and intestinal trouble which was manifestly the result ..."

3. A Synopsis of Popery, as it was and as it is by William Hogan (1847)
"... m this land of freedom and Popish humbuggery. The work of her conversion proceeded with the usual success, until she finally joined the Romish church. ..."

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