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hem2

hem2

 
pronunciation:
hem
parts of speech:
interjection, noun, intransitive verb
phrases:
hem and haw
part of speech: interjection
definition: used to get attention, suggest doubt, or the like.
 
part of speech: noun
definition: the noise or act of clearing the throat or coughing slightly in order to get attention, suggest doubt, or the like.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: hemmed, hemming, hems
definition 1: to falter or waver in speaking.
definition 2: to make the sound "hem".
phrase: hem and haw