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Hump

Informal; a period of rising security prices followed by a period of declining security prices. The period may be long term, short term or any period between the two. On a chart, this looks somewhat like a camel's hump. See also: Inverted Saucer.
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Given Humpy had the terrible first place draw last year, it's likely Bonnie will be placed towards the end.
She has created her own Humpy Grumpy Camel glove puppet from the book of the same title, which she uses in her storytelling.
Most jockeys have a flat back, I've got a humpy style.
The lad had taken to the fields and the copses and the strange bushy, humpy texture of the mountain as if he'd lived in the midst of it all his life.
Leave someone in no doubt today, even if you risk them getting a bit humpy.
When you are driving regularly on a humpy bumpy rough road, the shock absorber will damage earlier than that in the car on the smooth roads.
The interest in the walk is enhanced by the descriptions of the terrain across which Baby Hippo travels--'the soggy, boggy mud' and 'the lumpy, humpy rocks' for example.
It looked like me if I were a humpy Aryan type, rather than a skinny Jew from Skokie.
Don't get humpy and get sniffy about being second choice.
Later accounts tell of European house form adaptation, the development of the humpy concept and the imposed European architect-designed (and often very unsuitable) dwelling foisted on Indigenous communities today.
INSPIRED BY A HUMPY, bronzed he-man and his string of young male lovers, Hercules and Love Affair's eponymous debut CD is hedonistic, ecstatic, and gay as all get-out.
Humpy Wheeler is the president and general manager of Lowe's Motor Speedway.