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A humbug is a person or object that behaves in a deceptive or dishonest way, often as a hoax or in jest. The term was first described in 1751 as student slang, and recorded in 1840 as a "nautic...

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Top Definition. Bah Humbug. An expression used to show digust at the Christmas season, made famous by the fictional character Ebinizer Scrooge in the ...

The Origin of Bah Humbug! | Josh Mosey | Writer

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Dec 20, 2012 ... And when one of those Scrooges says "Bah Humbug! ... flatter, trick, cajole, and “ bug,” bogey, spectre, the word thus meaning a false alarm.

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Dec 24, 2015 ... The phrase may well have existed far into the past, but it was made famous by ... " Humbug" means something false that charlatans put over on unsuspecting dupes : phony baloney, meant to enrich or benefit the trickster. "Bah!

Bah! Humbug! - snopes.com

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Bah! Humbug! Language. ... it turns out that the word "humbug" means "fraud" and not "fake," as is usually thought. ... He doesn't say "Bah" any more besides those two instances, but does say "humbug" quite a bit. I can't attest ...

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A “humbug” is a person or thing that is thought of as deceptive or a fraud. The phrase “Bah! Humbug!,” made most popular by the character Ebenezer Scrooge  ...

Humbug | Definition of Humbug by Merriam-Webster

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Define humbug: language or behavior that is false or meant to deceive ... of or substitution for the genuine but does not necessarily imply dishonesty <these ...

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Dec 2, 2012 ... Every 'humbug' from 32 versions of A Christmas Carol. ... What does it mean. Humbug??? ... You can't whack a good ole bah humbug!.

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Many guesses at the possible derivation of humbug have been made ... I don't know what you mean by “the sweet” here. Does it mean dessert?

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Humbug definition, something intended to delude or deceive. See more. ... Well, what does that matter, you humbug, when Law is going to make millions for us?

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This little girl looks like she might say "bah humbug!" Licensed from iStockPhoto. interjection. The definition of bah humbug is an expression used to reject ...

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Dec 9, 2008 ... I would like to know what the expression "Bah humbug" actually means. I know that it comes from Charles Dickens' novel "A Christmas Carol" ...

What Does 'Bah, Humbug!' Mean? - HubPages

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Sep 20, 2011 ... "Bah, humbug!" You've all read Charles Dickens's A Christmas Carol or seen Ebenezer Scrooge in one of his film incarnations, such as that of ...