Definition of humid
: containing or characterized by perceptible moisture especially to the point of being oppressive
Examples of humid in a Sentence
the air was so humid that our beach towels hanging on the line never really got dry
Recent Examples of humid from the Web
There is a strange, thick animal scent in the humid Panamanian air.
Rainy, hot and humid weather is perfect for the mosquitoes, so periods of spring and summer storms will only add to the usual pesky population.
Competing on a humid afternoon at the state boys track and field finals, Fitzgerald had his sights set on making history.
Expect warmer and slightly more humid air to move in Tuesday and Wednesday when temperatures could top 80 degrees.
December through March, the rainy season, is hotter and more humid.
Fuller hoped to control the climate of the famously humid city during the summer, offering at least partial relief to those who worked in Midtown.
Smarter SPF Hot and humid conditions can make sunscreen feel heavy.
But Dagobah seems entirely submerged in a swamp, with plants and trees enveloping it in a humid thicket, and no mountains peaking above its cloud cover.
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Origin and Etymology of humid
French or Latin; French humide, from Latin humidus, from humēre
First Known Use: 15th century
Synonym Discussion of humid
HUMID Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of humid for English Language Learners
: having a lot of moisture in the air
HUMID Defined for Kids
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