- containing a high amount of water or water vapor; noticeably moist: humid air; a humid climate.
Origin of humid
Synonyms for humid
Examples from the Web for sub-humid
Historical Examples of sub-humid
The frogs living on the Pacific lowlands became adapted to sub-humid conditions and developed into S. baudini.
It adapted to the sub-humid environment by living along streams and evolving stream-adapted tadpoles.
Only blinded enthusiasts believed that the climate of the sub-humid plains was changing.The New Nation
Frederic L. Paxson
- moist; dampa humid day
Word Origin for humid
early 15c., from Old French humide or directly from Latin humidus "moist, wet," variant (probably by influence of humus "earth") of umidus, from umere "be moist," from PIE *wegw- "wet."