Origin of humid
Examples from the Web for humid
The hot, humid climate on parts of the continent is perfect for palm oil plantations.Our Taste for Cheap Palm Oil Is Killing Chimpanzees|Carrie Arnold|July 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
That humid night, I realized I had forgotten how much I loved and missed performers like Gift of Gab, the Fat Boys, and Raekwon.Where Have All the Fat Rappers Gone? Or, How Hip-Hop Lost All the Weight.|Emilia Petrarca|August 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I had last seen Lembembe in March, on a sticky, humid evening in Yaoundé.
And, face it, no one really wants to be in humid Washington, D.C., at the end of June when they can be somewhere else.
First, you need warm, humid air beneath a layer of cool, dry air.
Her eyes dilated—the light shaded; they grew sad, dark, humid gulfs of thought.The U.P. Trail|Zane Grey
Overcome by exhaustion and the humid heat of the tropics, he had slept the day through and a short way into the night.The Red Lure|Roy J. Snell
The chamber is maintained in a humid condition by means of a sponge soaked in water.Life Movements in Plants|Sir Jagadis Chunder Bose
The humid coast lands, with their glories and their fevers, have been left behind.My African Journey|Winston Churchill
In the humid climate of the Northeastern States, it is usually advisable to prune a tree so as to have a rather open top.Apple Growing|M. C. Burritt
British Dictionary definitions for humid
Word Origin for humid
Word Origin and History for humid
early 15c., from Old French humide or directly from Latin humidus "moist, wet," variant (probably by influence of humus "earth") of umidus, from umere "be moist," from PIE *wegw- "wet."