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...
language or behavior that is false or meant to deceive people. : someone or something that is not honest or true. : a hard peppermint candy. Source: ...
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Used to express grumpy dislike of something generally regarded as enjoyable, in
particular Christmas: Christmas is looming.
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