AHEM

hem, ahem

(noun) 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.

Source: WordNet® 3.1


Interjection

ahem

(onomatopoeia) the sound of a quiet cough or of clearing one's throat

an exclamation or cough to get attention

an exclamation of disapproval or annoyance

an exclamation to indicate sarcasm

Synonyms

• (exclamation to get attention): See hey

• (expression of disapproval): See tut tut

Noun

ahem (plural ahems)

A use of the interjection, ahem.

Anagrams

• HEMA, Hema, Mahé, ah me, haem, haem-, hame, heam, hæm-

Source: Wiktionary


A*hem", interj.

Definition: An exclamation to call one's attention; hem.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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