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Hummer Line breaks: Hum¦mer
Pronunciation: /ˈhʌmə/

Definition of Hummer in English:


trademark , chiefly North American
A type of four-wheel-drive all-terrain military vehicle, or a similar vehicle intended for civilian use.
Example sentences
  • Along with the troops, we can deliver trucks, their Hummers, tanks, weapons, supplies.
  • The Hummer stopped next to another dark green Jeep facing the cave mouth, and gave a quick salutatory beep.
  • Then two Hummers pulled up and discharged the no-nonsense secret service detail.


1980s: from Humvee + -er1.

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