Definition of Humbugger

1. n. One who humbugs.



Definition of Humbugger

1. Noun. (dated) One who humbugs; a cheat or swindler. ¹

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Definition of Humbugger

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Humbugger

humblest
humbleth
humbling
humblingly
humblings
humbly
humboldtine
humbucker
humbuckers
humbucking
humbucking pickup
humbug
humbuged
humbugged
humbugger (current term)
humbuggeries
humbuggers
humbuggery
humbugging
humbuging
humbugs
humbuzz
humbuzzes
humdinger
humdingers
humdrum
humdrumness
humdrums
humect

Literary usage of Humbugger

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1. Rory O'More: A National Romance by Samuel Lover (1898)
"Phelim was silent for some time after he left the booth, but at last broke out with, "That fellow's a humbugger.'" The pig gave a prolonged squeal. ..."

2. General Types of Superior Men: A Philosophico-psychological Study of Genius by Osias L. Schwarz (1916)
"In other words, the thoughtless, superficial humbugger hides himself behind expressions that mean something to ..."

3. Harper's New Monthly Magazine by Henry Mills Alden (1854)
"I—I say it— am a humbugger by profession, and to-morrow evening I invite you, who are so easily humbugged, to come and hear me read a play of mine, ..."

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