humpy

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hump·y

 (hŭm′pē)
adj. hump·i·er, hump·i·est
1. Covered with or containing humps.
2. Resembling a hump.

humpy

(ˈhʌmpɪ)
adj, humpier or humpiest
1. full of humps
2. informal Brit angry or gloomy
ˈhumpiness n

humpy

(ˈhʌmpɪ)
n, pl humpies
Austral a primitive hut
[C19: from a native Australian language]

hump•y

(ˈhʌm pi)

adj. hump•i•er, hump•i•est.
1. full of humps.
2. resembling a hump; humplike.
[1700–10]
hump′i•ness, n.
Translations

humpy

[ˈhʌmpɪ] ADJ (humpier (compar) (humpiest (superl))) → desigual

humpy

adj (+er) countryhügelig, buckelig (esp S Ger)
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Silver fresh from the sea, humpies are said to be ready takers and make good eating.
I grew up in tin huts and humpies along the Darling River and hardly went to school.
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The scale of this endeavour was evident in the prevalence of ownerbuilt humpies, which were the norm in 1995 (Figures 1 and 2).