humid


hu·mid

adjective \ˈhyü-məd, ˈyü-\

: having a lot of moisture in the air

Full Definition of HUMID

:  containing or characterized by perceptible moisture especially to the point of being oppressive
hu·mid·ly adverb

Examples of HUMID

  1. <the air was so humid that our beach towels hanging on the line never really got dry>

Origin of HUMID

French or Latin; French humide, from Latin humidus, from humēre
First Known Use: 15th century

Other Climate/Meteorology Terms

monsoon, occlusion, ozone, rime, squall, zephyr

Rhymes with HUMID

hu·mid

adjective \ˈhyü-məd, ˈyü-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of HUMID

: containing or characterized by perceptible moisture especially to the point of being oppressive <a hot humid climate>

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