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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To make a low, steady, buzzing sound. Also: To sing with the lips closed.

Usage examples (38)
  • I heard the hum of the heater when it was turned on.
  • There is a constant hum of military preparation
  • The hum of distant traffic
  • Today, a hum is all about tiger woods as well as his rumored event with Rachel Uchitel. for more
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