Synonyms of humbug in English:

humbug


See definition of humbug

noun

1‘to dress it all up as a ‘green’ tax is sheer humbug’

SYNONYMS
hypocrisy, hypocritical behaviour, hypocritical talk, sanctimoniousness, posturing, cant, empty talk
insincerity, dishonesty, falseness, falsity, sham, deceit, deception, deceptiveness, imposture, pretence
fraud, trickery, cheating
informal phoneyness, con, kidology
Irish informal codology
rare Tartufferie

2‘you are a coward as well as a humbug’

SYNONYMS
hypocrite, hypocritical person, plaster saint, whited sepulchre
charlatan, impostor, fraud, cheat, deceiver, dissembler, fake, sham
informal con man, con artist, phoney
rare Tartuffe

verb

1‘poor Dave is easily humbugged’

SYNONYMS
deceive, trick, delude, mislead, fool, hoodwink, dupe, hoax, take in, beguile, bamboozle, gull, cheat
informal con, kid, put one over on, have on, pull the wool over someone's eyes
vulgar slang bullshit
archaic cozen