Definition of Ahem in English :

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Ahem meaning in English

Meaning of Ahem in English

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1. ahem, hem

the utterance of a sound similar to clearing the throat; intended to get attention, express hesitancy, fill a pause, hide embarrassment, warn a friend, etc.

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


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a clearing of the throat, used to attract attention, express doubt, etc

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used to get someone's attention, give a warning, fill a pause, etc.

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


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Used to attract attention or to express doubt or warning.

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