Browse Dictionary by Letter

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z
humiliating causing feelings of shame, disgrace, or deep embarrassment.
humiliation the act of humiliating. [2 definitions]
humility the quality or state of being humble; modesty about one's status or accomplishments.
hummingbird any of numerous mostly tropical American birds that are usu. very small and have long slender bills, narrow wings that beat very rapidly, and bright-colored, iridescent plumage.
hummock a low, rounded mound or knoll of earth, esp. in a low-lying marsh. [2 definitions]
hummus a Middle Eastern dish consisting of mashed chickpeas, garlic, and tahini, used esp. as a dip or spread.
humongous (slang) enormously large; great; of great extent.
humor a quality that evokes laughter or amusement. [5 definitions]
humoral of, concerning, or arising from any of the bodily fluids.
humoresque a light or whimsical musical composition.
humorist one who is esp. skilled and practiced in the use of humor in such activities as writing or acting. [2 definitions]
humorless combined form of humor.
humorous having the character or quality of humor; comical. [2 definitions]
humour a spelling of humor used in Canada and Britain. See humor for more information.
hump a rounded projection or bulge, esp. a fleshy one, as is found on the back of a camel or on the back of a person who has a spinal deformity. [6 definitions]
humpback a back that has a hump. [3 definitions]
humph used to express disdain, doubt, surprise, or displeasure.
Humpty Dumpty (sometimes l.c.) an English nursery rhyme character shaped like a large egg, who fell off a wall, broke into pieces, and could not be reassembled.
humus a dark organic material, composed of partly decayed leaves and plants, that adds nutrients and water-retaining ability to soil.
Hun any of a fierce, warring Asian people who, under Attila and others, ravaged much of eastern and central Europe in the fourth and fifth centuries A.D. [2 definitions]
hunch to lift up or arch into a hump. [7 definitions]