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humpty dumpty(ˈhʌmptɪ ˈdʌmptɪ)
1. a short fat person
2. a person or thing that once overthrown or broken cannot be restored or mended
[C18: after the nursery rhyme Humpty Dumpty]
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Hump•ty Dump•ty(ˈhʌmp ti ˈdʌmp ti)
n., pl. Humpty Dump•ties.
an egg-shaped character in a Mother Goose nursery rhyme who fell off a wall and could not be put together again.
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|Noun||1.||Humpty Dumpty - an egg-shaped character in a nursery rhyme who fell off a wall and could not be put back together again (late 17th century)|
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