Examples from the Web for humpty-dumpty
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
In Trilby we get back, as it were, to Humpty-Dumpty—to its simplicity at least, if not to its pitch of art.George Du Maurier, the Satirist of the Victorians|T. Martin Wood
Humpty-dumpty, short and thick; all of a heap; all together, like an egg.The Slang Dictionary|John Camden Hotten
Then the old man told them the story of Humpty-Dumpty;—how he fell downstairs and was raised up again, and married a princess.Christmas Stories And Legends|Various
Such a nice, common old chap is Humpty-Dumpty, so “stuck-up” because he has spoken to a King; and argue!Lewis Carroll in Wonderland and at Home|Belle Moses
But Humpty-Dumpty only shut his eyes and said: ‘Wait till you’ve tried.
British Dictionary definitions for humpty-dumpty
noun mainly British
Word Origin for humpty dumpty
Culture 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.