verb (used without object), hummed, hum·ming.
verb (used with object), hummed, hum·ming.
Words nearby hum
Origin of hum
OTHER WORDS FROM humun·der·hum, noun
Examples from the Web for hummed
I hummed softly in her ear the commencement of it, and restored to her the necessary calmness and self-possession.Louis Spohr's Autobiography|Louis Spohr
The full rich tones of the piano echoed from all over the room; and some metal object far away from her hummed the dominant.Pointed Roofs|Dorothy Richardson
Music, barbaric but melodious, hummed through the fragrant air.Sea-Dogs All!|Tom Bevan
She hummed a little tune under her breath as she scrubbed the pots and pans.She Knew He Was Coming|Kris Neville
Howard hummed a popular air to himself, with apparent unconcern.The Shadow of Victory|Myrtle Reed