Synonyms of humbug


1. baloney, boloney, bilgewater, bosh, drool, humbug, taradiddle, tarradiddle, tommyrot, tosh, twaddle, nonsense, bunk, nonsensicality, meaninglessness, hokum

usage: pretentious or silly talk or writing

2. humbug, snake oil, misrepresentation, deceit, deception

usage: communication (written or spoken) intended to deceive

3. fraud, fraudulence, dupery, hoax, humbug, put-on, trickery, chicanery, chicane, guile, wile, shenanigan

usage: something intended to deceive; deliberate trickery intended to gain an advantage


1. humbug, deceive, lead on, delude, cozen

usage: trick or deceive

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