Definition of Humdinger

1. Noun. Someone of remarkable excellence. "A humdinger of a secretary"




Definition of Humdinger

1. Noun. Something that is particularly outstanding, unusual, or exceptional. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Humdinger

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Humdinger

humbuckers
humbucking
humbucking pickup
humbug
humbuged
humbugged
humbugger
humbuggeries
humbuggers
humbuggery
humbugging
humbuging
humbugs
humbuzz
humbuzzes
humdinger (current term)
humdingers
humdrum
humdrumness
humdrums
humect
humectant
humectants
humectate
humectated
humectates
humectating
humectation
humectations
humected

Literary usage of Humdinger

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1. How to Do Science Experiments with Children by Joan Bentley (2003)
"Materials: • laminated graph chart • page 236, reproduced for each student • page 237, reproduced, one icon for each student A Real humdinger Objective: ..."

2. New Words Self-defined by Charles Alphonso Smith (1919)
"He was a humdinger. He had a gray beard and was well up in years; but there he was in the front trenches. It seemed that back in 1914 he had been in the ..."

3. Woodrow Wilson and His Work by William Edward Dodd (1921)
"In the language of the open market places it was a rip-snorter and a humdinger, the child of a brain never equalled in American journalism for passionate ..."

4. The Great Adventure at Washington: The Story of the Conference by Mark Sullivan, Joseph Cummings Chase (1922)
"... the American newspaper man on my left who said, "Well, sir, that was a sure- enough humdinger"—to which the British newspaper man on my right replied, ..."

5. The Theatre, the Drama, the Girls by George Jean Nathan (1921)
"If she stood still, she was what we may describe as a humdinger. But the moment she got in motion—presto!—the illusion was gone. ..."

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