Synonyms for humbug

Synonyms for (noun) humbug

Synonyms: dupery, hoax, humbug, fraud, fraudulence, put-on

Definition: something intended to deceive; deliberate trickery intended to gain an advantage

Similar words: guile, trickery, shenanigan, chicane, chicanery, wile

Definition: the use of tricks to deceive someone (usually to extract money from them)

Synonyms: snake oil, humbug

Definition: communication (written or spoken) intended to deceive

Similar words: deceit, deception, misrepresentation

Definition: a misleading falsehood

Synonyms: humbug, bilgewater, baloney, drool, twaddle, taradiddle, tarradiddle, tommyrot, tosh, boloney, bosh

Definition: pretentious or silly talk or writing

Similar words: hokum, bunk, meaninglessness, nonsense, nonsensicality

Definition: a message that seems to convey no meaning

Synonyms for (verb) humbug

Synonyms: humbug

Definition: trick or deceive

Similar words: cozen, deceive, delude, lead on

Definition: be false to; be dishonest with

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