Definición de humbug en inglés:

humbug

Saltos de línea: hum¦bug
Pronunciación: /ˈhʌmbʌg
 
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sustantivo

  • 2British A boiled sweet, especially one flavoured with peppermint.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • The best buys include coffee beans, chocolate, mint humbugs and, of course, clotted cream shortbread.
    • Pulled candy can be made from a plain sugar syrup, as in humbugs.
    • With coffee and humbugs, lunch tends to drift well into tea-time.

verbo (humbugs, humbugging, humbugged)

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Derivativos

humbuggery

sustantivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • It takes a vicious swipe at the humbuggery that has taken over modern politics, and the continuing double-standards applying to men and women in public office.
  • His response to all this humbuggery has been to suggest a spontaneous uprising among the oppressed Christians of America.
  • All scientists have a bit of humbuggery about them don't you think.

Origen

mid 18th century (in the senses 'hoax, trick' and 'deceiver'): of unknown origin.

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