[huhm-ding-er] /ˈhʌmˈdɪŋ ər/
a person, thing, action, or statement of remarkable excellence or effect.
something unusually large: a humdinger of a recession
an excellent person or thing: a humdinger of a party
1905, American English, originally used of beautiful women; probably from dinger, early 19c. slang word for anything superlative; also cf. hummer.
A person or thing that is remarkable, wonderful, superior, etc; beaut, lollapalooza: Arnold Moss gave us a humdinger of a talk (1905+)
- Human condition
noun the positive and negative aspects of existence as a human being, esp. the inevitable events such as birth, childhood, adolescence, love, sex, reproduction, aging, and death
adjective First-rate; superior: a real, humdinging comer (1930s+)
- Human-computer interface
software, hardware (HCI) Any software or hardware that allows a user to interact with a computer. Examples are WIMP, command-line interpreter, or virtual reality. See also Human-Computer Interaction. (1999-05-09)
[hyoom or, often, yoom] /hyum or, often, yum/ noun 1. David, 1711–76, Scottish philosopher and historian. 2. John, born 1937, Northern Ireland politician: Nobel Peace Prize 1998. /hjuːm/ noun 1. (George) Basil. 1923–99, English Roman Catholic Benedictine monk and cardinal; archbishop of Westminster (1976–99) 2. David. 1711–76, Scottish empiricist philosopher, economist, and historian, whose sceptic […]