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  1. hectometer; hectometers.

HM

  1. Hispanic male.

h'm

or hmm

[hmm]
interjection
  1. (used typically to express thoughtful absorption, hesitation, doubt, or perplexity.)

H.M.

  1. Her Majesty.
  2. His Majesty.
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Examples from the Web for hm

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Historical Examples

  • Then the church bells began to peal, and Csar made a prolonged A—hm!

    The Manxman

    Hall Caine

  • Hm, and your brother Jacques—is he in the company, or coming in the next ship?

  • Hm—dear friend—there may be sides to the matter that cannot be explained.

  • Hm, dear Ellida, you must just entertain our friend alone for a little while.

  • Hm—m. They've shut off their ray—they know we've tapped onto it.

    Skylark Three

    Edward Elmer Smith


British Dictionary definitions for hm

hm1

symbol for
  1. hectometre

hm2

the internet domain name for
  1. Heard and McDonald Islands

HM

abbreviation for
  1. His (or Her) Majesty
  2. heavy metal (sense 1)
  3. headmaster; headmistress

h'm

interjection
  1. used to indicate hesitation, doubt, assent, pleasure, etc
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