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humbug


I - noun
1. communication (written or spoken) intended to deceive
Syn:
snake oil
Hypernyms:
misrepresentation, deceit, deception
2. something intended to deceive;
deliberate trickery intended to gain an advantage
Syn:
fraud, fraudulence, dupery, hoax, put-on
Derivationally related forms:
put on (for: put-on), hoax (for: hoax), dupe (for: dupery), fraudulent (for: fraudulence)
Hypernyms:
trickery, chicanery, chicane, guile, wile, shenanigan
Hyponyms:
goldbrick
3. pretentious or silly talk or writing
Syn:
baloney, boloney, bilgewater, bosh, drool,
taradiddle, tarradiddle, tommyrot, tosh, twaddle
Derivationally related forms:
twaddle (for: twaddle)
Usage Domain:
slang, cant, jargon, lingo, argot,
patois, vernacular
Hypernyms:
nonsense, bunk, nonsensicality, meaninglessness, hokum

II - verb
trick or deceive
Hypernyms:
deceive, lead on, delude, cozen
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s
- Somebody ----s somebody

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