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- n. Plural form of humbugger.
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Her synthetic outrage is, of course, the work of one of the nation's foremost humbuggers and as fine an example of Pharisaism as you could wish.
Unlike the tea partiers and the humbuggers, disappointed progressives have valid complaints.
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“All the world is here,” the former New York City mayor and celebrated diarist Philip Hone wrote in 1839: politicians and dandies; cabinet ministers and ministers of the gospel; officeholders and office seekers; humbuggers and humbugged; fortune hunters and hunters of woodcock; anxious mothers and lovely daughters.
I passed the better part of the afternoon and evening sitting there drinking the local waters, devising new betting systems to test the following morning, and striving — without much success — to distinguish between the humbuggers and the humbugged.
Just a little Monday morning understanding from Jay Smooth for all the humbuggers out there this holiday season.
OK, humbuggers, we’re getting a bit carried away here, but it is the season of cheesy festive songs plus everyone is up to their neck in best of lists.