hummable

[ huhm-uh-buhl ]
/ ˈhʌm ə bəl /

adjective

(of a piece of music) able to be hummed easily; melodic; tuneful.

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Origin of hummable

First recorded in 1940–45; hum + -able

OTHER WORDS FROM hummable

hum·ma·bil·i·ty, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for hummable

  • It was a perfect pop confection: catchy, hummable, and impossible to forget.

    Pop Tarts!|Marisa Meltzer|February 15, 2010|DAILY BEAST