Definition of hmm in English:



  • Used to express reflection, uncertainty, or hesitation.

    ‘hmm, interesting idea’
    ‘hmm, well I should probably get going’
    ‘A coincidence? Hmm’
    • ‘Hmm, they look pretty nice, I suppose.’
    • ‘Hmm, let's see.’
    • ‘Hmm, had I known this before, I might have taken it as an omen.’
    • ‘Hmm, I think you're being a bit mean.’
    • ‘A small crease appears on his smooth forehead. 'Hmm'.’
    • ‘Hmm, that's a good question.’
    • ‘Hmm, I wonder which one I prefer?’
    • ‘Hmm, tough call.’
    • ‘I thought, "hmm, I'm not sure I'm cut out for this."’
    • ‘Hmm, I wonder why they didn't stick with that name?’
    • ‘Hmm ... how to start?’