humidor

noun
hu·mi·dor | \ ˈhyü-mə-ˌdȯr , ˈyü- \

Definition of humidor 

: a case or enclosure (as for storing cigars) in which the air is kept properly humidified

Examples of humidor in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web

Many pointed to Chase Field’s new humidor as the reason why the Diamondbacks posted such feeble offensive statistics in April and May. Richard Morin, azcentral, "Red-hot Paul Goldschmidt has led Diamondbacks offense to power surge in June," 16 June 2018 Other highlights include dark wood paneling in the formal dining room, office, walk-in humidor and movie theater. Jack Flemming, latimes.com, "NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal lists Florida Shaq-topia for $28 million," 18 May 2018 The Arizona Diamondbacks are installing a humidor this season. Tom Verducci, SI.com, "MLB to Mandate That Baseballs Are Stored in Air Conditioned Room for 2018," 23 Feb. 2018 His home confines, meanwhile, aren’t as friendly thanks to the addition of a humidor at Chase Field. Si.com Staff, SI.com, "Nine Innings: Keys to a Dodgers Turnaround, Fixing Ohtani's Workload and MLB's Underappreciated Players," 20 May 2018 This lovely humidor case is odor resistant and lockable, and comes with an array of containers, a zinc alloy grinder and removable rolling tray. Olivia Hall, The Seattle Times, "Overstressed? 15 wellness trends to help you relax," 3 July 2018 Somebody forgot to tell the Milwaukee Brewers that the ball hasn’t been carrying as far at Chase Field since Arizona began storing baseballs in a humidor this season. Tom Haudricourt, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Brewers 8, Diamondbacks 2: Early long balls lead the way to a series victory," 16 May 2018 Other highlights include dark wood paneling in the formal dining room, office, walk-in humidor and movie theater. Jack Flemming, latimes.com, "NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal lists Florida Shaq-topia for $28 million," 18 May 2018 The horror of Coors Field has somewhat diminished, an in-house humidor working to counter the dry air and, moreover, pitchers having become accustomed to the challenges of pitching a mile high. Kevin Acee, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Joey Lucchesi gets first victory, Padres beat Rockies again," 10 Apr. 2018

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'humidor.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

See More

First Known Use of humidor

1903, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for humidor

humid + -or (as in cuspidor)

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about humidor

Statistics for humidor

Last Updated

25 Aug 2018

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for humidor

The first known use of humidor was in 1903

See more words from the same year

More from Merriam-Webster on humidor

See words that rhyme with humidor

Comments on humidor

What made you want to look up humidor? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to make amends

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Musical Words Quiz

  • gramophone
  • Which word describes a musical performance marked by the absence of instrumental accompaniment?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Syn City

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!