Humbug in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Humbug

deceptive actions or words

Examples of Humbug in a sentence

In order to avoid paying taxes, the billionaire gave the revenue department a statement that was filled with humbug.  🔊

I took the playboy’s words of flattery as the humbug they were.  🔊

The role of the pickpocket’s accomplice is to provide the humbug needed to distract the target.  🔊

Even if the treasure map is a bit of humbug, we’ll still enjoy our trip around the island.  🔊

Because the voters were not fooled by the politician’s humbug, they gave their support to his opponent.  🔊

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