from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. trickery; deception
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The practice of imposition.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The practice of humbug; false pretense; imposition.
But, any how, the people are getting up to that kind of humbuggery; and I'm afraid, that, like the Indian's gun, it would cost in the end more than it came to. "
It would pollute the voter pool with people who would recognize humbuggery for what it is.
Spoon-bending was so long ago exposed as a parlor trick that I thought the very term had become a synonym for humbuggery.
Even more fascinating is how honest the narcissistic Marjoe is about his personal misgivings, his atheism, and the profit motive behind these Pentecostal meetings, which he headlines with a mix of rock-star bravado and sanctimonious humbuggery.
Von Trier's crimes are ones of intellectual humbuggery.
And for a Scots Labour MP to opine, as he does, that he does not believe “you can play around with the constitution” is as gross a piece of humbuggery as you could wish for from a party that has been playing fast and very loose with our constitution from the moment it got into power.
Perhaps, perhaps, perhaps that was weaselly the most dissembling piece of humbuggery on Melanie's blog to date.
By now, if you've concluded that I'm blogging a bottom-line bah-humbuggery to it all, you'd be missing my point.
There will no longer have to be much casting around for examples of psychological projection or humbuggery now will there?
Certainly calls into question his runaway humbuggery Hamburgery?
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