Definition of 'humid'
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The hot, humid summer has helped the insects thrive and experts say call-outs are rocketing. The Sun (2016)The hot, humid summer has helped the insects thrive and experts say call-outs are rocketing. The Sun (2016)We pushed on towards the equator and the weather grew hotter and more humid. ONE HUNDRED DAYS (2003)Wet and humid weather can give you a bad head. The Sun (2010)This house plant needs warm and humid conditions. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This year that particular puzzle could be explained by the unusually hot and humid conditions. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It is worse in humid conditions and is often spread by rain splashes. The Sun (2015)The worst conditions were blazing hot sunshine in humid conditions. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It also allowed us to see whether we could cope with the hotter and more humid conditions. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Summer out there is unbearably hot and humid. The Sun (2013)He was satisfied with his play in humid conditions. Times, Sunday Times (2006)And in the tropics these protective suits are unbearably hot and humid. The Sun (2014)The forecast is for sunshine, showers and a humid day. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Plus, now the weather is humid again the smell is likely to get pretty bad. The Sun (2012)Last night the humid weather gave way to storms in the North. The Sun (2015)After the rain came a spell of humid weather, bringing with it rampant rot. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It was a hot, humid day. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It was surely not coincidental that tempers frayed on the hottest, most humid day of the tour so far. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Another contributory factor to problems in hot weather that is usually overlooked is the danger of excessive exercise in hot, humid weather. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The air was humid and moist, bringing mist, low cloud and fog in the mornings. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Suspect mould if you are bad on damp, humid days, but better in cold weather. The Allergy Handbook (1988)It is just after 10 o'clock in the morning on another baking hot and humid day here. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The tropical ones, such as the toads, are kept in humid conditions. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The serum also helps hair straight in wet or humid weather conditions - perfect for rainy Britain. The Sun (2007)Store in an airtight container for up to a week, but be warned that the caramel can seep into the biscuits in particularly humid conditions. Times, Sunday Times (2010)If the weather is very humid and there is lots of moisture in the atmosphere, then they can take quite a while longer to cook. Times, Sunday Times (2014)On one humid day we kept rushing for shelter under the trees, thanks to intense five-minute showers. The Sun (2011)
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British English: humid /ˈhjuːmɪd/ ADJECTIVE
You use humid to describe an atmosphere or climate that is very damp, and usually very hot.
Visitors can expect hot and humid conditions.
- American English: humid
- Arabic: رَطْبٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: úmido
- Chinese: 潮湿的
- Croatian: vlažan
- Czech: vlhký vzduch
- Danish: fugtig
- Dutch: vochtig
- European Spanish: húmedo
- Finnish: kostea ilmasto tms.
- French: humide
- German: schwül
- Greek: υγρός αέρας
- Italian: umido
- Japanese: 湿気のある
- Korean: 습기 찬
- Norwegian: fuktig
- Polish: wilgotny
- European Portuguese: húmido
- Romanian: umed
- Russian: влажный
- Spanish: húmedo
- Swedish: fuktig
- Thai: ชื้น
- Turkish: nemli
- Ukrainian: вологий
- Vietnamese: ẩm ướt
Definition of humid from the Collins English Dictionary
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