how to pronounce humble


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The above transcription of humble is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

humble is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of humble in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… because he's a very humble man and he …”

meanings of humble


  1. Not pretentious or magnificent; unpretending; unassuming.
  2. Having a low opinion of oneself; not proud, arrogant, or assuming; modest.
  3. Near the ground.


  1. To defeat or reduce the power, independence, or pride of.
  2. To make humble or lowly; to make less proud or arrogant; to make meek and submissive.
  3. Alternative form of hummel.


  1. Alternative form of hummel.
  2. An arrest based on weak evidence intended to demean or punish the subject.


  1. A surname​.

words with pronunciation similar to humble


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