Definition of Humvee in English:

Humvee

Syllabification: Hum·vee
Pronunciation: /ˈhəmˈvē
 
/

noun

trademark , chiefly North American
  • A type of four-wheel-drive all-terrain military vehicle.
    More example sentences
    • He's at risk of getting mortared, and he has to move with the military in armored Humvees.
    • That bomb directed against U.S. military Humvees as they drove past.
    • A U.S. military convoy of Humvees came under attack just a short while ago.

Origin

1980s: alteration, from the initials of high-mobility multipurpose vehicle.

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