How to use Humble in a sentence as a verb

Trying to act as humble by playing it down doesn't seem to be received well either.

My humble guess is that it had to come down to a business deal they did not want to make.

Or you can make that thing and remain a nice and humble guy, because the two are not mutually ******* exclusive.

An honest, humble, apology, and you wouldn't have people running around the Internet saying Paypal are a bunch of childish crooks.

Dan is too humble when giving his credentials in this article.

Being someone that considers himself literate in the mattress industry, as my wife runs a humble mattress storage and distribution firm I totally agree that the prices I could see visiting on the US are way over the top.

How to use Humble in a sentence as an adjective

It looks like he's living a pretty humble life.

At that time there were literally hundreds and hundreds of variations on the humble bicycle hub, plus what we know today as a ball bearing had actually only been invented thirty years before hand.

Yes, initially this was for your Safari/WebKit war stories, but please stop being so humble.

I guess this is just me, but I feel humble bundle lost their way a long time ago, when they started selling games with DRM and that we're not multiplatform.

Even the name humble bundle seems self-righteous to me, considering they are just a store.

Humble definitions


cause to be unpretentious; "This experience will humble him"


cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of; "He humiliated his colleague by criticising him in front of the boss"

See also: humiliate mortify chagrin abase


low or inferior in station or quality; "a humble cottage"; "a lowly parish priest"; "a modest man of the people"; "small beginnings"

See also: lowly modest small


marked by meekness or modesty; not arrogant or prideful; "a humble apology"; "essentially humble...and self-effacing, he achieved the highest formal honors and distinctions"- B.K.Malinowski


used of unskilled work (especially domestic work)

See also: menial lowly


of low birth or station (`base' is archaic in this sense); "baseborn wretches with dirty faces"; "of humble (or lowly) birth"

See also: base baseborn lowly