Definition of Humbler

1. n. One who, or that which, humbles some one.



Definition of Humbler

1. Noun. Agent noun of humble; one who humbles. ¹

2. Adjective. (comparative of humble) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Humbler

1. one that humbles [n -S] - See also: humbles

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Humbler

humations
humberstonite
humbird
humbirds
humble
humble-bee
humble-bees
humble pie
humble plant
humblebee
humblebees
humbled
humblehead
humbleness
humblenesses
humbler (current term)
humblers
humbles
humblest
humbleth
humbling
humblingly
humblings
humbly
humboldtine
humbucker
humbuckers
humbucking
humbucking pickup

Literary usage of Humbler

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1. The Spectator by Joseph Addison, Richard Steele (1753)
"... with their Company this Night, when he zards all his heroic Glory for their Approbation in e humbler Condition of ..."

2. The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the Series by Alexander Chalmers, Samuel Johnson (1810)
"Go! seek some nymph of humbler lot, To share thy board, and deck thy cot, With joy I fly the simp!? youth Who holds me light, or doubts my truth. ..."

3. Handy-book of Literary Curiosities by William Shepard Walsh (1892)
"... but in this story the retort from Corinne is said to have been, "That is the first compliment ever paid to my face !" Louis XIV., who, like many humbler ..."

4. The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. by John Hawkins (1787)
"... her torch at virtue's flame, ' And mirth was bounty with an humbler name.' In the year 1777, he was induced, by a cafe of a very extraordinary nature, ..."

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