High-Mobility Multi-Wheeled Vehicle. Replaced the Jeep in the 1980's. Also known as a Hum-vee or hummer
The HMMWV has a maximum fording depth of 30 inches.
by SpaceMarine May 16, 2003
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Biggest piece of shit vehicle in all of the military banches. Tops out at 45 mph. Starts only 25% of the time and bogs out the rest of the time.
"Why the fuck won't this damn hmmwv start!?!?!?! Piece of fucking shit!!"
by shurts May 06, 2008
stands for high mobility multipurpose wheeled vehicle.

very good at off-roading. it's top speed is 55 mph although some hmmwv's can reach speeds of up to 75mph.

The engine sounds like a vacuum cleaner.

it likes to break down at inappropriate times or while just parked.

they like to catch on fire a lot, even without being damaged by an enemy.

plug in accessories (impact wrenches) are also prone to catching on fire.
"we're taking a hmmwv out on our mission today so we better bring some mechanics with us"
by pootcacti March 08, 2009

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