hummer
Noun

hummer (plural hummers)

  1. One who hums.
  2. (informal) A Humvee.
  3. A type of vehicle resembling a jeep but bulkier.
    The newlyweds took a hummer limo back to their casino resort.
  4. (informal) A hummingbird.
  5. (informal) A humdinger.
  6. (baseball) A fastball.
  7. (slang) Fellatio in which the person performing the act vibrates their mouth by humming.
  8. (slang) A very energetic or lively person, a powerful lively thing.
  9. (slang) Something or someone exceptional of their type.
  10. (slang, obsolete) An obvious lie.
  11. (slang, obsolete) A liar.
  12. (slang) An erection of the penis.
Noun

hummer (plural hummers)

  1. (slang) An arrest on false pretexts.

Hummer
Pronunciation
  • (GA) IPA: /ˈhʌmɚ/
Noun

hummer (plural hummers)

  1. A brand of sport utility vehicles sold by General Motors, and by extension, any large similar vehicle
  2. (military, slang) The HMMWV or Humvee, a US Army vehicle which replaced the Jeep
    • 1985, Andy Rooney, Pieces of my Mind , ISBN 0380698854, page 38:
      "The vehicle is called the 'Hummer,' a contrived abbreviation of its official designation, 'High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle.'"
    • 1985, James Coates and Michael Kilian, Heavy Losses: The Dangerous Decline of American Defense , ISBN 0670804843, page 25:
      "The Hummer, a clumsy, elongated vehicle the Army intended as a replacement for the hardy Jeep, developed so many problems it became known as the Bummer."
    • 1987, Michael Barone & Grant Ujifusa, The Almanac of American Politics, 1988 , ISBN 0892340371, page 403:
      "He made a point of not taking federal money for the district -- though by 1986 he was bragging about landing an Army contract to build the Hummer vehicle for a South Bend company."
    • 1994, World Book Inc., "Jeep" in World Book Encyclopedia vol. J , ISBN 0716600943, page 25:
      "A Hummer can carry four people."
Translations
  • Russian: Ха́ммер
Proper noun
  1. Surname of German origin



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