Definition of humbuggery in English:


Pronunciation /ˈhəmˌbəɡ(ə)rē/ /ˈhəmˌbəɡ(ə)ri/


See humbug

‘It takes a vicious swipe at the humbuggery that has taken over modern politics, and the continuing double-standards applying to men and women in public office.’
  • ‘All scientists have a bit of humbuggery about them don't you think.’
  • ‘Doctor John reportedly confessed to friends that his magic was mere humbuggery.’
  • ‘He was troubled by the way his companions were taken in by the humbuggery of their guides.’
  • ‘Quite simply , he doesn't tolerate any hogwash and humbuggery.’