- a person, thing, action, or statement of remarkable excellence or effect.
Origin of humdinger
Related Words for humdingerwhopper, hit, ace, beauty, knockout, crackerjack, winner, champ, pistol, champion, lulu, pip, doozy, something
Examples from the Web for humdinger
Contemporary Examples of humdinger
And with this first step he takes on a humdinger of a theological problem: Why do bad things happen to good canines?Are You There, Nobody? It’s Me, Margaret
October 12, 2014
Giuliani in 2008 also delivered a humdinger, although it wasn't Lofty like the other two.Quasi-Random Responses to Comments from the Previous Thread
August 29, 2012
And compared with his recent speeches, it wasn't entirely a humdinger of verbiage.A Fair and Balanced Address
August 31, 2010
Historical Examples of humdinger
Course, I like to watch Vee in action, for she sure is a humdinger when she gets started.The House of Torchy
I shouldnt wonder, when it does get here, if it turns out to be a humdinger.
This is a humdinger of a storm, and its goin to get worse and worse from now on.
Won't go in this reel, but she'll make a humdinger in some other.Steve Yeager
William MacLeod Raine
There had been several small ones in that vicinity, but this was what Andy termed a "humdinger."The Outdoor Girls in the Saddle
Laura Lee Hope
- something unusually largea humdinger of a recession
- an excellent person or thinga humdinger of a party