hm

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hectometer; hectometers.

HM

Hispanic male.

h'm

or hmm

[hmm]

interjection

(used typically to express thoughtful absorption, hesitation, doubt, or perplexity.)

H.M.

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

Contemporary Examples of hm

Historical Examples of hm

  • 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?

    Standish of Standish

    Jane G. Austin

  • 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

hm

1

symbol for

hectometre

hm

2

the internet domain name for

Heard and McDonald Islands

HM

abbreviation for

His (or Her) Majesty
heavy metal (sense 1)
headmaster; headmistress

h'm

interjection

used to indicate hesitation, doubt, assent, pleasure, etc
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