Word Origin for humpty
Examples from the Web for humpty
A word, Humpty Dumpty told Alice, means whatever I want it to mean.
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|DAILY BEAST
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.”
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"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|Sabine Baring-Gould
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