\ ˈhəm-pē How to pronounce humpy (audio) \
humpier; humpiest

Definition of humpy

1 : full of humps
2 : covered with humps

Examples of humpy in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web 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, "Here’s how Alaska fishery managers expect this salmon season to play out," 15 May 2018 The humpy value of $169 million was the third highest for fishermen. Joe Eckdahl, Alaska Dispatch News, "The good, the bad and the sighs of relief on fishing outlooks," 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, "Mixed salmon bag: Strong year for chums and reds while pinks and kings falter," 26 Aug. 2017

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First Known Use of humpy

1708, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Humpy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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