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PronunciationEdit

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  • Rhymes: -ʌmə(ɹ)

Etymology 1Edit

hum +‎ -er

NounEdit

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.

Etymology 2Edit

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Particularly: “Perhaps from humbug, which has the same sense?”

NounEdit

hummer (plural hummers)

  1. (slang) An arrest on false pretexts.
    • 2008, Joseph Wambaugh, The New Centurions
      She mentioned the cute little Eyetalian cop that booked her on a hummer.

DanishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse humarr.

NounEdit

hummer c (singular definite hummeren, plural indefinite hummere)

  1. lobster

InflectionEdit

NounEdit

hummer n (singular definite hummeret, plural indefinite hummere)

  1. den, hole

InflectionEdit


Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse humarr

NounEdit

hummer m (definite singular hummeren, indefinite plural hummere, definite plural hummerne)

  1. a lobster (crustacean)

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SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse humarr.

NounEdit

hummer c

  1. lobster

DeclensionEdit

Declension of hummer 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative hummer hummern humrar humrarna
Genitive hummers hummerns humrars humrarnas

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