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humbug

noun uk   us   /ˈhʌm.bʌɡ/

humbug noun (DISHONESTY)

[U] dishonest talk, writing, or behaviour that is intended to deceive people: the usual political humbug

humbug noun (SWEET)

[C] UK a hard sweet, usually with a mint taste and strips of two different colours on the outside: mint humbugs
Translations of “humbug”
in Chinese (Traditional) 不誠實, 謊話, 騙局…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不诚实, 谎话, 骗局…
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