um

or umm

[uhm, uhn, uh m, uhn]
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interjection

(used as an expression of doubt, hesitation, deliberation, interest, etc.)

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British Dictionary definitions for umm

um

1

interjection

a representation of a common sound made when hesitating in speech

um

2

the internet domain name for

US Minor Outlying Islands
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Word Origin and History for umm

um

a sound denoting hesitation, 1670s.

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