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haw2

haw2

 
pronunciation:
haw
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, noun
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Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: hawed, hawing, haws
definition: to pause or stumble in speaking, or make a noise indicating a pause or stumble.
She hemmed and hawed and finally admitted the truth.
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part of speech: noun
definition: a stumble or pause in speaking, or a noise indicating such a pause.