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- n. Entrails of a deer.
- v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of humble.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n.pl. Entrails of a deer.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- An erroneous form of umbles, originally numbles. See humble-pie and numbles.
Safin humbles Sampras in straight sets for 1st Grand Slam title
The concurrence of my friends with my small offerings cannot but feel comfortable and encouraging to a poor timorous creature like me; but the awful consideration of ranking among the servants who speak in the Lord's name humbles me to the dust.
Besides, there is suffering and suffering; degrading, humiliating suffering such as humbles me — hunger, for instance — my benefactor will perhaps allow me; but when you come to higher suffering — for an idea, for instance — he will very rarely admit that, perhaps because my face strikes him as not at all what he fancies a man should have who suffers for an idea.
If you go into a studio, and that's where Nat King Cole recorded it kind of humbles you.
Comparing the Viper (with a V10, idiot) to a Corvette (standard V8) and saying the Viper 'humbles' the Corvette is like comparing the covered wagon to the Space Shuttle!.
Beatrice Bowles, a San Francisco writer who has been dancing tango for nine years with an intensity that humbles most Buenos Aires women who know her, says that sure, I can spend nine hundred dollars on a pair of Jimmy Choo shoes, but what's that going to get me?
The LORD makes poor and makes rich, He humbles and also exalts.
Jayne, who humbles me, talked of bumps and ate my chips, dipped in beans.
Screenwriter David Seidler said, To learn Her Majesty has seen the film, and was moved, in turn moves and humbles me greatly.
When people tell me they appreciate my music, it humbles me, because I know that it's not really me that they appreciate, but what my music allows them to feel -- if only for a few moments at a time.