humbuggery

[ huhm-buhg-uh-ree ]
/ ˈhʌmˌbʌg ə ri /

noun

pretense; sham.

Nearby words

  1. humboldt,
  2. humboldt bay,
  3. humboldt peak,
  4. humbucker,
  5. humbug,
  6. humdinger,
  7. humdrum,
  8. hume,
  9. hume's law,
  10. hume, david

Origin of humbuggery

First recorded in 1825–35; humbug + -ery

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