Definition of Humbugging

1. Verb. (present participle of humbug) ¹



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Definition of Humbugging

1. humbug [v] - See also: humbug

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Humbugging

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

Literary usage of Humbugging

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1. The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the Series by Samuel Johnson (1810)
"EPILOGUE ON humbugging. ... in repute or possession, humbugging is held the most ancient profession. Twixt nations, and parties, and state politicians, ..."

2. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1823)
"... the secrets of the universe were imparted to us in confidence; hoaxing, and humbugging, and trotting, stood displayed in their native colours; ..."

3. The Humbugs of the World: An Account of Humbugs, Delusions, Impositions by Phineas Taylor Barnum (1866)
"CHAPTER XXXVI. MAGICAL HUMBUGS.— VIRGIL. A PICKLED SORCERER. CORNELIUS AGRIPPA. HIS STUDENTS AND HIS BLACK DOG. DOCTOR FAUSTUS. humbugging HORSE- JOCKEYS. ..."

4. Free Silver and the People: A Campaign Hand-book for the Struggling Millions by Charles McClellan Stevens (1896)
"However grateful the people may be for a glass of water in famine, they remember the cause of the distress abroad in the land. i, WALL STREET humbugging THE ..."

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