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View synonyms for humidor

humidor

[ hyoo-mi-dawror, often, yoo- ]

noun

  1. a container or storage room for cigars or other preparations of tobacco, fitted with means for maintaining the right level of humidity for keeping the tobacco suitably moist.
  2. a similar container or room for storing any items or products that benefit from a controlled and consistent level of humidity, especially baseballs, whose degree of moisture notably affects their response when batted.


humidor

/ ˈhjuːmɪˌdɔː /

noun

  1. a humid place or container for storing cigars, tobacco, etc


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Word History and Origins

Origin of humidor1

First recorded in 1900–05; humid + -or 2

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Example Sentences

Lancaster got a cigar from the humidor and collapsed his long gaunt body across chair and hassock.

Captain Carver selected a cigar from Peter Gross's humidor and reclined in the most comfortable chair in the room.

He turned and found a cigar to his liking out of many in a humidor beneath a smaller table at the right of his chair.

When the second bottle was emptied, Mr. Claybourne brought forth a humidor filled with large, black Havanas.

He made no answer, going up to the humidor on the mantel and selecting a cigar, which he lighted very deliberately.

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