from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A trademark used for a durable wide-bodied vehicle with four-wheel drive.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A brand of sport utility vehicles sold by General Motors, and by extension, any large similar vehicle
- n. The HMMWV or Humvee, a US Army vehicle which replaced the Jeep
- n. Alternative spelling of hummer.
- proper n. A surname of German origin
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I've read that a Hummer is actually more "environmentally friendly" than a Prius. truth is, that depends on where the electricity comes from. often, a Prius has a "long tailpipe" that emits its exhaust at a coal-powered plant/dam/etc.
I've read that a Hummer is actually more "environmentally friendly" than a Prius.
A doctor buying a Hummer is a good thing as someone has to build the car, make the parts, forge the steel, mine the steel etc ...
The owner of a Hummer is a despicable and selfish individual who deserves our moral condemnation.
If the Hummer is an H-2, it's not even close -- I'll take the jeep.
Hummer is too wide, too tall, too heavy, too uneconomical, and too hard to see out of.
Then Joe Blow taking the bus to work instead of driving alone in his Hummer is not an effective solution for climate change, either.
The Hummer is pulling a platform with a dozen people on it!!!
I get my punches in and have a wicked ridge-hand to the head and neck, but progress feels slow when a 6'2 man, who's built like a Hummer, is pushing me into a corner.
A few months ago it was widely reported that, all inputs and outputs considered, a Hummer is more environmentally friendly than a Prius.