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See definition of humbugging on Dictionary.com
  • as injuggle
  • as inbluff
  • as incon
  • as indeceive
  • as indouble-cross

synonyms for humbugging

  • alter
  • shuffle
  • beguile
  • betray
  • bluff
  • change
  • conjure
  • delude
  • disguise
  • doctor
  • fix
  • humbug
  • maneuver
  • manipulate
  • misrepresent
  • modify
  • trim
  • double-cross
  • illude
  • perform magic
  • prestidigitate
  • take in
  • tamper with

antonyms for humbugging

MOST RELEVANT
  • leave alone
  • neglect
  • reveal
  • protect
  • support
  • come clean
  • reveal
  • tell the truth
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How to use humbugging in a sentence

Dan felt a rush of tenderness in his heart at the sound of the kind, humbugging little voice.
APRIL HOPESWILLIAM DEAN HOWELLS
Who worrit us out of our lives with Reform, and such humbugging fads!
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 103, NOVEMBER 12, 1892VARIOUS
"Don't be humbugging your mother or you'll have no luck," says she.
LEGENDS OF SAINTS & SINNERSDOUGLAS HYDE
Your humbugging registration will never do against a new reign.
SYBILBENJAMIN DISRAELI
For three months you have been humbugging in order to hide that from me.
THE WORKS OF GUY DE MAUPASSANT, VOL. 6GUY DE MAUPASSANT
This gratuitous, wicked, humbugging terrifier helped to cause another defeat.
THE DISCOVERY OF THE SOURCE OF THE NILEJOHN HANNING SPEKE
There were people who believed "there was a humbugging fellow at both ends," and that the scheme couldn't be made to work.
A LITTLE GIRL IN OLD NEW YORKAMANDA MILLIE DOUGLAS
Merchant stopped to swab the thick perspiration from his face, laughed at Terry's humbugging pose, and desisted.
TERRYCHARLES GOFF THOMSON
It was no use humbugging ourselves into thinking we knew where it was, when no one could possibly know.
SCAMPING TRICKS AND ODD KNOWLEDGEJOHN NEWMAN
I took care not to open my eyes for a good bit, but I couldn't carry on humbugging that I was still asleep for very long.
PETERKINMARY LOUISA MOLESWORTH
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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