Hmm in Scrabble Dictionary

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Is hmm a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word hmm is a Scrabble US word. The word hmm is worth 10 points in Scrabble:

H4M3M3

Is hmm a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word hmm is a Scrabble UK word and has 10 points:

H4M3M3

Is hmm a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word hmm is a Words With Friends word. The word hmm is worth 11 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

H3M4M4

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Valid words made from Hmm

You can make 3 words from 'hmm' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


3 letters words from 'hmm'

HMM 10 

2 letters words from 'hmm'

HM 7MM 6

All 3 letters words made out of hmm

hmm mhm hmm mhm mmh mmh

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word hmm. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in hmm.

Definitions and meaning of hmm

hmm

Alternative forms

  • hm, hum, hmmm, h'm

Etymology

See hum.

Pronunciation

  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /hm̩/, [m̥m̩˦˨]

Interjection

hmm

  1. Indicating thinking or pondering.
    • 1991 May 12, "Kidnapped!" Jeeves and Wooster, Series 2, Episode 5:
      Jeeves: Foreign travel often liberates emotions best kept in check, sir. The air of North America is notoriously stimulating in this regard, as witness the regrettable behavior of its inhabitants in 1776.
      B. Wooster: Hmm? What happened in 1776, Jeeves?
      Jeeves: I prefer not to dwell on it, if it's convenient to you, sir.
    Hmm... that's an interesting idea.
    Hmm... I just can't decide between the two.
    Hmm... creation or evolution? That’s the big question.
  2. A demand for an answer to a question.
    Just where were you until 2 a.m.? Hmm?

Synonyms

  • hnn

Translations

Verb

hmm (third-person singular simple present hmms, present participle hmming, simple past and past participle hmmed)

  1. (intransitive) To make a thoughtful humming noise.

See also

  • hrmph
  • humph
  • hmph

Anagrams

  • MMH, mhm

Finnish

Interjection

hmm

  1. hmm

French

Interjection

hmm

  1. expressing skepticism
    Paul viendra mardi. - Hmm.. j'en suis pas si sûr.

Further reading

  • “hmm” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Hungarian

Interjection

hmm

  1. Indicating thinking, pondering, surprise or annoyance.

Portuguese

Interjection

hmm

  1. Alternative form of hm

Source: wiktionary.org
  • used to express thoughtful consideration.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)