humpier; humpiest
: full of humps
: covered with humps

Examples of humpy in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Southeast Alaska humpy landings had topped 40 million on a forecast of 28 million fish. Laine Welch | Fish Factor, Anchorage Daily News, 30 Aug. 2021 The humpy, droopy greenery, covered in furry moss, might’ve been drawn by Dr. Seuss., 19 May 2021 The track's hilly topography—there's 1000 feet of elevation change across its distance—and humpy surface throw every type of corner at the cars and their drivers. Rich Ceppos, Car and Driver, 10 Nov. 2020 The Alaska Department of Fish and Game is forecasting a total humpy harvest of just over 70 million, down by half from last year. Laine Welch, Anchorage Daily News, 15 May 2018 The humpy value of $169 million was the third highest for fishermen. Joe Eckdahl, Alaska Dispatch News, 7 Oct. 2017 This summer's humpy haul at the three prime producing regions all is in the low end of the forecast ranges, with Southeast on its way to 28 million, Kodiak at 19 million and Prince William Sound nearing 42 million pink salmon. Laine Welch, Alaska Dispatch News, 26 Aug. 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1708, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of humpy was in 1708

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“Humpy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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