- 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 subhumid
Historical Examples of subhumid
Hyla staufferi is an inhabitant of subhumid and xeric areas.
In sharp contrast to the surrounding plains the climate is subhumid, especially in the higher Harney region.
- 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."