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Another word for humbug

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Noun
  1. One who fakes

      1. The sound made by a duck, or any sound like it
      2. A fraudulent healer or incompetent professional, especially a doctor of medicine; an impostor who claims to have qualifications to practice medicine.
      3. Any person who pretends to have knowledge or skill in a particular field; charlatan
      1. A claimant to an abolished or already occupied throne.
      2. One who sets forth a claim, especially a claimant to a throne.
      3. A person who professes beliefs and opinions that they do not hold.
      1. A person who is not what he or she pretends to be; one who deceives, dissembles, is insincere, etc.; fraud
      2. A fraudulent or dishonest person.
      3. A person who assumes an identity or quality other than their own.
      1. One who sells by deception; a con artist; a charlatan.
      2. (Historical) A person who mounted a bench, or platform, in a public place and sold quack medicines, usually attracting an audience by tricks, stories, etc.
      3. A hawker of quack medicines who attracts customers with stories, jokes, or tricks.
      1. One who engages in deception under an assumed name or identity.
      2. A person who pretends to be someone or something that he or she is not, as to deceive or cheat others
      3. Someone who attempts to deceive by using an assumed name or identity.
      1. Something said or done to deceive; trick; artifice
      2. A person who deceives or who is not what he or she pretends to be; impostor; cheat
      3. (--- Law) Intentional deception to cause a person to give up property or some lawful right
      1. Anything or anyone not genuine; fraud; counterfeit
      2. One that is not authentic or genuine; a sham.
      3. (Sports) A brief feint or aborted change of direction intended to mislead one's opponent or the opposing team.
      1. A malicious trickster; a fake person, especially one who deceives for personal profit.
      2. A person who makes elaborate, fraudulent, and often voluble claims to skill or knowledge; a quack or fraud.
    See also:

    true

Verb
  1. To cause to accept what is false, especially by trickery or misrepresentation

Another word for humbug

Noun
  1. Deception

      1. A decorative cover made to simulate an article of household linen and used over or in place of it:
      2. One who claims to be what he or she is not; an impostor or fraud:
      3. (Obs.) A trick or fraud
      1. An act intended to deceive or trick.
      2. Something that has been established or accepted by fraudulent means.
      3. A trick or fraud, esp. one meant as a practical joke
      1. Something said or done to deceive; trick; artifice
      2. One who assumes a false pose; an impostor.
      3. (--- Law) Intentional deception to cause a person to give up property or some lawful right
      1. A false statement or action, esp. one made with intent to deceive
      2. Something meant to deceive or mistakenly accepted as true:
      3. (Sports) The position of a golf ball that has come to a stop.
  2. An impostor