Word Origin for humpty
Examples from the Web for humpty
Contemporary Examples of humpty
A word, Humpty Dumpty told Alice, means whatever I want it to mean.Dear Editors: Ban ‘Redskins’
June 21, 2013
I was seven the first time my mother mailed one of my stories to a magazine (Humpty Dumpty, now defunct).Mother’s Day 2013: Gloria Steinem, Erica Jong & Writers Thank Their Moms
Gloria Steinem, Erica Jong, Fay Weldon, Dalma Heyn, Joyce Maynard
May 12, 2013
As Humpty Dumpty once said, per Lewis Carroll: “When I use a word, it means just what I choose it to mean, neither more nor less.”How Obama Bungled The War In Libya
June 27, 2011
Dill Pickle Potato Chips Manufacturer: Humpty Dumpty Potato Chip Co.
Sour Cream and Clam Chips Manufacturer: Humpty Dumpty Potato Chip Co.
Historical Examples of humpty
"We should bring him back to Poor Jane of course," said Humpty.
Humpty only gets the same as we get, and has done ever since he's been born.The Cat and Fiddle Book
Lady Florence Bell
He so much resembled Humpty Dumpty, who, as I had learned in childhood, did sit on a wall.A Book of Ghosts
The two younger warriors merely laughed and little John repeated “Humpty Dumpty!”Danger! and Other Stories
Arthur Conan Doyle
"Humpty Dumpty was blown up instead of falling down," said Alice.Uncle Wiggily in Wonderland
Howard R. Garis