adjective (humpier, humpiest)
Humped in form; having a hump.
- Straddling a sharp turn of the Wuyang River, its picturesque jumble of stone and concrete houses line banks loomed over by steep, humpy hills.
- The dark, humpy peak sneaks in and out of view over the next couple of days as we climb higher into the valley.
- Over the humpy bits you can get air and there are roadside elements that you can now hit, such as cones and wooden barriers, which go flying out into traffic.
Words that rhyme with humpybumpy, clumpy, dumpy, frumpy, grumpy, jumpy, lumpy, plumpy, rumpy-pumpy, scrumpy, stumpy
noun (plural humpies)Australian
A makeshift hut: she wept in the tin humpy at the back of the store
More example sentences
- Most families lived in stone houses, rather than tents or humpies as was usually the case in the other settlements, built along a road at the top of the cliffs.
- Living conditions were harsh and spartan with many families living in humpies or tents.
- Beyond are humpies, made from wood and corrugated iron.
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in Pakistan