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  • noun Alternative spelling of Humvee.

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Examples

  • Just as clearly, a big fat laser sitting on the back of an overburdened humvee is a defensive weapon.

    Matthew Yglesias » Endgame

  • Stark is blown back to reality when his humvee is attacked in Afghanistan following a demonstration of a new rocket.

    Kevin's Review: Iron Man - Raising The Bar, Big Time « FirstShowing.net

  • This is called the humvee assistance trainer, essentially how to get out of a humvee that's hit by an IED and rolls over and catches fire or goes into the water.

    CNN Transcript Dec 7, 2006

  • This is called the humvee assistance trainer, essentially how to get out of a humvee that's hit by an IED and rolls over and catches fire or goes into the water.

    CNN Transcript Dec 6, 2006

  • This is called the humvee assistance trainer, essentially how to get out of a humvee that's hit by an IED and rolls over and catches fire or goes into the water.

    CNN Transcript Dec 6, 2006

  • Iraq, the type of warfare there, which is mostly kind of humvee warfare, you know, where 70 percent of American casualties are from IEDs that blow humvees.

    CNN Transcript Sep 12, 2008

  • It certainly wasn't the kind of humvee based warfare that we see a lot in Iraq.

    CNN Transcript Sep 12, 2008

  • RATHER: Back there behind this first vehicle is a humvee which is described by someone who's seen it as quote, "having the glass, the windows blown out."

    CNN Transcript Jul 12, 2006

  • RATHER: Back there behind this first vehicle is a humvee which is described by someone who's seen it as quote, "having the glass, the windows blown out."

    CNN Transcript Jul 15, 2006

  • The helicopters, the a. p.c.'s, the tanks, the "humvee" jeeps (lots of humvee jeeps), the automatic weapons, the artillery: almost all from the U.S.A. (there is a significant but small contribution being made by the Israelis).

    How the U.S. helps Mexico eradicate the Zapatista resistance

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  • The High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV or Humvee) is a military 4WD motor vehicle created by AM General. Uses as much gasoline a three-engined fishing boat as seen here in Florida. *Channels Mr. Rogers*: "Can you say gas-guzzler? I think you can!"

    September 29, 2009