humdinger

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noun hum·ding·er \ˈhəm-ˈdiŋ-ər\

Definition of humdinger

  1. :  a striking or extraordinary person or thing That was one humdinger of a storm.

Examples of humdinger in a Sentence

  1. The last storm was a real humdinger!

  2. I hear we're in for another humdinger of a storm!

Origin and Etymology of humdinger

probably alteration of hummer


First Known Use: 1896


HUMDINGER Defined for English Language Learners

humdinger

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noun hum·ding·er \ˈhəm-ˈdiŋ-ər\

Definition of humdinger for English Language Learners

  • : something that is very impressive or exciting


HUMDINGER Defined for Kids

humdinger

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noun hum·ding·er \ˈhəm-ˈdiŋ-ər\

Definition of humdinger for Students

  1. :  something striking or extraordinary



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