Definition of Humbugs

1. Noun. (plural of humbug) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of humbug) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Humbugs

1. humbug [v] - See also: humbug

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Humbugs

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

Literary usage of Humbugs

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1. The Horticulturist, and Journal of Rural Art and Rural Taste by Luther Tucker (1874)
"Most of the humbugs palmed off on Americans, are engineered by foreigners from England, France and Prussia.) This is the title of the label : Veni, Vidi, ..."

2. Biennial Report by Kansas State Horticultural Society (1899)
"We asked them to send us names so that we might warn the people against these humbugs, and in six months time the horticultural society was denounced ..."

3. The Library of Wit and Humor, Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Literature by Rufus Edmonds Shapley (1884)
"He even went so far as to take into consideration mere humbugs ; for, if he could cheat the enemy with a humbug, why not? The only pain in that case, ..."

4. Gypsy Sorcery and Fortune Telling: Illustrated by Numerous Incantations by Charles Godfrey Leland (1891)
"BOGEYS AND humbugs. ME witches in Slavonian gipsy - lore have now and then parties which meet to spin, always by full moonlight on a cross-road. ..."

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