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1 humble /ˈhʌmbəl/ adjective
humbler; humblest
1 humble
/ˈhʌmbəl/
adjective
humbler; humblest
Learner's definition of HUMBLE
[or more humble; most humble]
: not proud : not thinking of yourself as better than other people
always used before a noun : given or said in a way that shows you do not think you are better than other people
: showing that you do not think of yourself as better than other people
: not high in rank or status
: not special, fancy, or expensive

eat humble pie

see eat

— humbleness

/ˈhʌmbəlnəs/ noun [noncount]

— humbly

/ˈhʌmbli/ adverb
2 humble /ˈhʌmbəl/ verb
humbles; humbled; humbling
2 humble
/ˈhʌmbəl/
verb
humbles; humbled; humbling
Learner's definition of HUMBLE
[+ object]
: to make (someone) feel less important or proud : to make (someone) humble
: to easily defeat (someone or something) in a way that is surprising or not expected

humble yourself

: to do or say something which shows that you know you have been wrong, have behaved with too much pride, etc.

— humbling

adjective [more humbling; most humbling]
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