hu·​mi·​dor | \ ˈhyü-mə-ˌdȯr How to pronounce humidor (audio) , 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 During a performance on the open-sided stage at Wolf Trap near Vienna, Virginia, lightning flashed and thunder cracked just as Holbrook reached toward the humidor for a cigar. Mark Kennedy, Star Tribune, "Hal Holbrook, prolific actor who played Twain, dies at 95," 2 Feb. 2021 Other areas will include a beer garden with lawn games and food trucks, a cigar patio, a 400-square-foot humidor, a walk-in beer cave and a craft beer and wine bar. Tirion Morris, The Arizona Republic, "Here are 3 new bottle shops to check out soon in Phoenix and Scottsdale," 9 Sep. 2020 But the only way to achieve that is with a humidor. The Editors, Field & Stream, "Three Key Features You Need in Your Cigar Humidor," 2 Apr. 2020 Jones had been president only since June 2018 but is charged with stealing more than $1 million from the union to buy condos, custom golf clubs, cigar humidors, and other luxuries in actions dating back to 2010. Clifford Atiyeh, Car and Driver, "Former UAW President Gary Jones Charged in Union Embezzlement Scandal," 6 Mar. 2020 There’s also a humidor for cigar smoking, and all those are temperature-controlled. Payton Potter, Dallas News, "Check out the U-shaped North Preston Hollow home with an ‘art gallery’ feel and two kitchens," 25 Jan. 2020 And storage once the balls have arrived, which may ultimately include expanded use of humidors based on the climate of every ballpark. Gabe Lacques, USA TODAY, "MLB study on juiced balls can't explain much: 'Have to accept ... the baseball is going to vary'," 11 Dec. 2019 There was magically a humidor in Colorado (in 2002). Gabe Lacques, USA TODAY, "MLB commissioner Rob Manfred insists league isn't juicing the balls – so where do we go from here?," 9 July 2019 The home has a great room with a secret bookcase passage and a den with a walk-in cigar humidor. Ebony Day, azcentral, "Paradise Valley mansion once owned by Arizona Cardinals' Kurt Warner sells for $3.1M," 23 Dec. 2019

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First Known Use of humidor

1903, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for humidor

humid + -or (as in cuspidor)

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The first known use of humidor was in 1903

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18 Feb 2021

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“Humidor.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Feb. 2021.

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