What is another word for Humbuggery?

896 synonyms found


[ hˈʌmbəɡəɹi], [ hˈʌmbəɡəɹi], [ h_ˈʌ_m_b_ə_ɡ_ə_ɹ_i]

Humbuggery is a term used to describe something that is deceitful, fraudulent or fake. There are several synonyms that can be used interchangeably with this word, including deception, fraudulence, trickery, dishonesty, false pretenses, and deceit. Other related words that can be used in place of humbuggery include sham, hoax, pretense, charade, masquerade, and imposture. Some synonyms that are more specific to certain contexts include chicanery for political deceit, quackery for medical deception, and swindling for financial dishonesty. While each synonym has its own unique connotation, they all convey the idea of a deliberate attempt to deceive or manipulate others.

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How to use "Humbuggery" in context?

Christmas is a time to be festive, kind, and charitable. But what about the cruel and sour people who take the holiday to mean only one thing: giving and receiving Humbug gifts? Yep, we're talking about those people who go out of their way to inflict misery on others, simply for kicks.

Now, we're not suggesting that everyone go out and insult total strangers for fun. But if you do find yourself resorting to mean-spirited behavior on Christmas day, know that you're not alone. And maybe, just maybe, Humbuggery is not the best way to celebrate.

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