Synonyms of humbug in English:

humbug


See definition of humbug

noun

1‘to dress it all up as a ‘green’ tax is sheer humbug’

SYNONYMS

hypocrisy, hypocritical behaviour, hypocritical talk, sanctimoniousness, posturing, cant, empty talk

insincerity, dishonesty, falseness, falsity, sham, deceit, deception, deceptiveness, imposture, pretence

fraud, trickery, cheating

informal phoneyness, con, kidology

Irish informal codology

rare Tartufferie

2‘you are a coward as well as a humbug’

SYNONYMS

hypocrite, hypocritical person, plaster saint, whited sepulchre

charlatan, impostor, fraud, cheat, deceiver, dissembler, fake, sham

informal conman, con artist, phoney

rare Tartuffe


verb

1‘poor Dave is easily humbugged’

SYNONYMS

deceive, trick, delude, mislead, fool, hoodwink, dupe, hoax, take in, beguile, bamboozle, gull, cheat

informal con, kid, put one over on, have on, pull the wool over someone's eyes

vulgar slang bullshit

archaic cozen