[huhm-vee] /ˈhʌm vi/
a military vehicle that combines the features of a jeep with those of a light truck.
a four-wheel drive military vehicle
1983, popularized 1991 in Persian Gulf War military slang, rough acronym for high-mobility multipurpose wheeled vehicle.
A small military vehicle: She and others were traveling in a humvee when one of the Jeeplike vehicles rolled over a mine/ Some 20,000 Humvees were used in the Persian Gulf War
[1990s+; fr high mobility multipurpose wheeled vehicle]
[huhn] /hʌn/ noun 1. a member of a nomadic and warlike Asian people who devastated or controlled large parts of eastern and central Europe and who exercised their greatest power under Attila in the 5th century a.d. 2. (often lowercase) a barbarous, destructive person; vandal. 3. Older Slang: Disparaging and Offensive. a contemptuous term used […]
- Huna bay
[hoo-nuh] /ˈhu nə/ noun 1. an inlet of the Greenland Sea on the NW coast of Iceland.
[hoo-nahn] /ˈhuˈnɑn/ noun 1. Pinyin, Wade-Giles. a province in S China. 81,274 sq. mi. (210,500 sq. km). Capital: Changsha. 2. Also, Hunam [hoo-nahm] /ˈhuˈnɑm/ (Show IPA). Chinese Cookery. a style of cooking from this province, characterized especially by the use of hot peppers. /ˈhuːˈnæn/ noun 1. a province of S China, between the Yangtze River […]
[huhnch] /hʌntʃ/ verb (used with object) 1. to thrust out or up in a hump; arch: to hunch one’s back. 2. to shove, push, or jostle. verb (used without object) 3. to thrust oneself forward jerkily; lunge forward. 4. to stand, sit, or walk in a bent posture. noun 5. a premonition or suspicion; guess: […]