Definitions

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  • adjective Resembling a hump or some aspect of one.

Etymologies

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hump +‎ -like

Examples

  • The prairie was rolling, and there were humplike rises to the north as far as they could see.

    The Lonesome Dove Series

  • The prairie was rolling, and there were humplike rises to the north as far as they could see.

    Lonesome Dove

  • The prairie was rolling, and there were humplike rises to the north as far as they could see.

    Lonesome Dove

  • The prairie was rolling, and there were humplike rises to the north as far as they could see.

    Lonesome Dove

  • A hundred rods beyond, nine black ducks were grouped near the edge of a circular pool; behind them, from where I stood, there rose from the level waste a humplike mound.

    A Village of Vagabonds

  • To this humplike structure the ship owed her name.

    The Collected Works of Ambrose Bierce, Volume 8 Epigrams, On With the Dance, Negligible Tales

  • The grainy snap shows four humplike shapes breaking the surface of a misty-looking body of water.

    CNET News.com

  • Cars. com says "the humplike trunk, probably my least favorite attribute, blends in from most viewing angles."

    The Car Connection

  • Cars. com says "the humplike trunk, probably my least favorite attribute, blends in from most viewing angles."

    The Car Connection

  • Cars. com says "the humplike trunk, probably my least favorite attribute, blends in from most viewing angles."

    The Car Connection

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