Definition of my humble abode in English:

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my humble abode

Used to refer to one’s home with an ironic or humorous show of modesty or humility.
Example sentences
  • I refer primarily to my humble abode, which is such a disaster that I fear I may come home to find the cats have run away to protest conditions.
  • To celebrate a relative's 80th birthday the whole family descended en-masse to our humble abode.
  • Currently, we don't even have a TV in my humble abode.
See parent entry: humble
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