Definitions of hum

The word hum uses 3 letters:hmu.

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v. i. - To make a low, prolonged sound, like that of a bee in flight; to drone; to murmur; to buzz; as, a top hums. 2

v. i. - To make a nasal sound, like that of the letter m prolonged, without opening the mouth, or articulating; to mumble in monotonous undertone; to drone. 2

v. i. - To make an inarticulate sound, like h'm, through the nose in the process of speaking, from embarrassment or a affectation; to hem. 2

v. i. - To express satisfaction by a humming noise. 2

v. i. - To have the sensation of a humming noise; as, my head hums, -- a pathological condition. 2

v. t. - To sing with shut mouth; to murmur without articulation; to mumble; as, to hum a tune. 2

v. t. - To express satisfaction with by humming. 2

v. t. - To flatter by approving; to cajole; to impose on; to humbug. 2

n. - A low monotonous noise, as of bees in flight, of a swiftly revolving top, of a wheel, or the like; a drone; a buzz. 2

n. - Any inarticulate and buzzing sound 2

n. - The confused noise of a crowd or of machinery, etc., heard at a distance; as, the hum of industry. 2

n. - A buzz or murmur, as of approbation. 2

n. - An imposition or hoax. 2

interj. - An inarticulate nasal sound or murmur, like h'm, uttered by a speaker in pause from embarrassment, affectation, etc. 2

interj. - A kind of strong drink formerly used. 2

interj. - Ahem; hem; an inarticulate sound uttered in a pause of speech implying doubt and deliberation. 2

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