from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Covered with or containing humps.
- adj. Resembling a hump.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Characterised by humps, uneven.
- adj. Muscular; hunky.
- adj. Hunched, bent over.
- adj. Sulky; irritable.
- n. A hut or temporary shelter made from bark and tree branches, especially for Aborigines.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Full of humps or bunches; covered with protuberances; humped.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Full of humps; marked by protuberances.
- n. A house; a hut.
“When a spirit makes a camp is it called a humpy, or is that just humans?”
The 17th 'humpy' was in the bioplastic section under control of three physicians and was serving as a model for the makeup artists.
I wanted to be "Cornteeth" but it was taken getting un fat and a new kind of humpy
April 21, 2005 getting un fat and a new kind of humpy
As befitted their social positions the forge and black boys '"humpy" kept a respectful distance well round the south-eastern corner of this thoroughfare; but, for some unknown reason, the fowl-roosts had been erected over Sam Lee's sleeping-quarters.
Now, while Billy lays in a stock of firewood and fixes up a 'humpy' for himself to sleep in, suppose you and I go down and try to catch some fish for tea?
But 'humpy' is almost spent, and though by a mighty effort he 'ups flukes,' and sounds, he soon rises, for the killers thrust him upwards to the surface again.
But 'humpy' is almost spent, and though by a mighty effort he 'ups flukes' and sounds, he soon rises, for the killers thrust him upwards to the surface again.
Almost on the verge of the steep-to wall of rock was a large and regularly built "humpy," in which Douglas Fraser and Kate lived.
Oddly enough, Yamba, far from manifesting any jealousy, seemed to take as much interest as any one in the proceedings, and after everything was over she led my new wife away to the little "humpy," or hut, that had been built for me by the women.