- Duke of Gloucester, 1391–1447, English soldier and statesman (youngest son of Henry IV).
- Doris,1895–1958, U.S. dancer, choreographer, and teacher.
- Hubert H(oratio),1911–78, U.S. politician: vice president 1965–69.
- a male given name: from Germanic words meaning “high” and “peace.”
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Contemporary Examples of humphrey
In 1951, director John Huston brought Katharine Hepburn, Humphrey Bogart, and Lauren Bacall here to film The African Queen.‘Argo’ in the Congo: The Ghosts of the Stanleyville Hostage Crisis
November 23, 2014
Humphrey Bogart: “I should never have switched from scotch to martinis.”Tupac’s ‘F*ck You’ to a Cop and the Best Last Words
May 27, 2014
Not everyone gets Humphrey Bogart to play them in the movies.
Besides, how many guys can say Humphrey Bogart played them in the movies?
The film starred Humphrey Bogart, Eli Wallach, Aldo Ray and Joan Crawford…almost.A History of the Oscar Powerhouse ‘From Here to Eternity’
March 1, 2014
Historical Examples of humphrey
"Sir Humphrey Tennant of Ashby may till his own fields for me," he cried.
"Stint it, Humphrey," said the tall squire, with a burst of laughter.
O my poor Humphrey, where have you been and what has been done to you?
Did you mark his face, Humphrey,—how white it turned when he set eyes on us?
I promised Miss Humphrey this noon to give Lucy a message from her.Marjorie Dean, College Sophomore
- Duke Humphrey See Gloucester (def. 1)
- Hubert Horatio. 1911–78, US statesman; vice-president of the US under President Johnson (1965–69)
masc. proper name, from Old English Hunfrið, probably from Proto-Germanic *hun "strength" + Old English frið "peace." To dine with Duke Humphrey (17c.) meant to go without a meal, though the reason for the expression now is obscure.