[huhm-uh k] /ˈhʌm ək/
Also, hammock. an elevated tract of land rising above the general level of a marshy region.
a knoll or hillock.
Also, hommock. a ridge in an ice field.
a hillock; knoll
a ridge or mound of ice in an ice field
(mainly Southern US) Also called hammock. a wooded area lying above the level of an adjacent marsh
“knoll, hillock,” 1550s, originally nautical, “conical small hill on a seacoast,” of obscure origin, though second element is diminutive suffix -ock. In Florida, where the local form is hammock, it means a clump of hardwood trees on a knoll in a swamp or on a key.
[hoo m-uh s] /ˈhʊm əs/ noun 1. Middle Eastern Cookery. a paste or dip made of chickpeas mashed with oil, garlic, lemon juice, and tahini and usually eaten with pita. /ˈhʊməs/ noun 1. a creamy dip originating in the Middle East, made from puréed chickpeas, tahina, etc n. 1955, from Turkish humus “mashed chick peas.”
adjective Content; happy; ignorant of danger (1970s+ Black) adverb : She lives real hummy
[hyoo-muhng-guh s, -mong- or, often, yoo-] /hyuˈmʌŋ gəs, -ˈmɒŋ- or, often, yu-/ adjective, Slang. 1. extraordinarily large. /ˌhjuːˈmʌŋɡəs/ adjective 1. exceptionally large; huge adj. also humungous, by 1972, American English, apparently a fanciful coinage from huge and monstrous. modifier Having to do with basketball: a hoop team/ hoop scores (1940s+ Basketball) noun verb To vomit; […]
[hyoo-mer or, often, yoo-] /ˈhyu mər or, often, ˈyu-/ noun 1. a comic, absurd, or incongruous quality causing amusement: the humor of a situation. 2. the faculty of perceiving what is amusing or comical: He is completely without humor. 3. an instance of being or attempting to be comical or amusing; something : The humor […]