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(noun, verb, interj.)


There are 14 meanings of the word Hum.

How to pronounce hum:


Hum - as a noun

An islamic fundamentalist group in pakistan that fought the soviet union in afghanistan in the 1980s; now operates as a terrorist organization primarily in kashmir and seeks kashmir's accession by pakistan

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
al faranharkat-ul-mujahideenharkat-ul-mujahidinharkat ul-ansarharkat ul-mujahedeenhuamovement of holy warriors

The state of being or appearing to be actively engaged in an activity

Example: "They manifested all the busyness of a pack of beavers"

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A humming noise

Example: "The hum of distant traffic"

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Hum - as a verb

Sing with closed lips

Example: "She hummed a melody"

Be noisy with activity

Example: "This office is buzzing with activity"

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Hypernyms (Closely Related)
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

Sound with a monotonous hum

Synonyms (Exact Relations)

Make a low continuous sound

Example: "The refrigerator is humming"

Hum - as an interjection

Indicating thinking or pondering.

Example: "Hmm... i just can't decide between the two."

A demand for an answer to a question.

Example: "Just where were you until 2 a.m.? hmm?"

An expression used to show contentment for something

Example: "Mmm, this is a tasty pie!"

An expression used to show thought or reflection

Example: "Mmm, i see what you mean."

An expression used to show being muffled or not able to speak clearly, as well as "mmph".


Expression of hesitation, uncertainty or space filler in conversation. see uh.

Example: "Let’s see... um... how about this?"

Example Sentences

"My grandmother used to hum lullabies to put us to sleep."
"He hums whenever he's nervous or anxious."
"She started to hum her favorite tune."
"While working, she couldn't help but hum along to the music playing on the radio."
"He hums whenever he's nervous or anxious."
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Word Game Points

Is HUM a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, hum is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

HUM has a SCRABBLE points total of 8.

Is HUM a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, hum is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
HUM has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 9.

Is HUM a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, hum is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
HUM has a WORDFEUD points total of 9.

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