Definition of humid in English:


Syllabification: hu·mid
Pronunciation: /ˈ(h)yo͞omid


  • Marked by a relatively high level of water vapor in the atmosphere: a hot and humid day
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    • The southern swamplands have the lowest rainfall but are humid and oppressive all year.
    • Because if it is, then I can confirm that it's not just relatively humid, but very humid.
    • We might need to move them later, but at least they're now out of the hot and humid atmosphere of the sun room.



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  • It is humidly tropical along the coastal plain, cool in the western mountains, and rather dry and hot on the flat and sometimes rolling northern savanna (treeless plains).
  • Her flimsy tee-shirt clung humidly to her body.
  • Outside, the air hung humidly upon people rushing from place to place under the hot Chicago sun.


late Middle English: from French humide or Latin humidus, from humere 'be moist'.

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