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Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

representative of a sound made during contemplation or showing mild disapproval, attested from 1868, but this is probably a variation of the hum attested in similar senses from 1590s.


interj. 1 Indicating thinking or pondering. 2 A demand for an answer to a question. vb. (context intransitive English) To make a thoughtful humming noise.


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  • Hallmark Movies & Mysteries, a U.S. cable channel
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  • Heavy metal music, a subgenre of rock music
  • Heroes of Might and Magic, a video game series
  • Hidden Markov model, a statistical model
  • Homenmen, an Armenian sporting organization
  • Hum (sound), a wordless vocalization
  • Hyundai Merchant Marine, a South Korean logistics company
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  • Hail Mary Mallon, an American hip-hop group