humbugging humbugging

Definition(s):

  1. (n) pretentious or silly talk or writing
  2. (n) communication (written or spoken) intended to deceive
  3. (n) something intended to deceive; deliberate trickery intended to gain an advantage
  4. (v) trick or deceive

Usage(s):

  • Do not put too much faith in those who are humbugging the world.

News

  • Stolen decorations frustrate the spirit of the season

    SIERRA VISTA — Apparently, ‘tis the season to steal displays. Bah humbugging is normal during the Christmas season when people decorate the outside of their homes and apartments, said Sierra Vista Police Cpl. Scott Borgstadt. Just on Sunday, three thefts were called in, he said. “ It happens every year,” Borgstadt said of the Grinches who take away Christmas cheer from the Sierra Vista community ...
    on December 17, 2013     Source: The Sierra Vista Herald

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