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Example sentences from the Web for Humpty Dumpty
A word, Humpty Dumpty told Alice, means whatever I want it to mean.
Near that was another poster marked “read-a-rhyme” and featuring Humpty Dumpty.
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
The Obama team has been working closely with Riyadh to try to put the Yemeni Humpty-Dumpty back together.Ibrahim al Asiri: al Qaeda’s ‘Genius’ Bomb Maker|Bruce Riedel|May 8, 2012|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.”
La-doodle-um-La-doodle-oo: La-doodle-um-te-dumpty-loodle-oo!The Travelling Companions|F. Anstey
"Humpty-Dumpty," cried others; and there was a famous uproar.
Humpty-Dumpty fell downstairs, and yet he married a princess.
The riddle-rhyme of "Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall" is, in one form or other, a favorite throughout Europe.Popular Rhymes and Nursery Tales|David Goodger (email@example.com)
The word Humpty-Dumpty is allied to hump and to dump, words which express roundness and shortness.Comparative Studies in Nursery Rhymes|Lina Eckenstein
British Dictionary definitions for Humpty Dumpty
noun mainly British
Word Origin for humpty dumpty
Cultural definitions for Humpty Dumpty
A nursery rhyme:
Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall;
Humpty Dumpty had a great fall.
All the king's horses and all the king's men
Couldn't put Humpty together again.