Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: hummer
IPA transcription: [h'ʌmɚ]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: fastball, heater, smoke, hummer, bullet
    Meaning: (baseball) a pitch thrown with maximum velocity; "he swung late on the fastball"; "he showed batters nothing but smoke"
  • Synonyms: hummer
    Meaning: a singer who produces a tune without opening the lips or forming words
Usage examples
  • The hummer did not return my interest.
  • It was a surprise when one of them turned to the other and fed it--the mother hummer was small enough to be taken for a nestling!