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humpback salmon

noun
1.
a pink salmon inhabiting North Pacific waters: so-called because of the hump that appears behind the head of the male when it is ready for spawning.
Also called humpy, humpie.
Origin
1800-1810
1800-10, Americanism

humpy3

[huhm-pee] /ˈhʌm pi/
noun, plural humpies.
Also, humpie.
Origin
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British Dictionary definitions for humpie

humpy1

/ˈhʌmpɪ/
adjective humpier, humpiest
1.
full of humps
2.
(Brit, informal) angry or gloomy
Derived Forms
humpiness, noun

humpy2

/ˈhʌmpɪ/
noun (pl) humpies
1.
(Austral) a primitive hut
Word Origin
C19: from a native Australian language
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Slang definitions & phrases for humpie

humpy

adjective

Sexually arousing; lubricious; sexy: flashy, precise, and humpy as in a Czardas (1970s+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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