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Definizione monolingua hum



hum (third-person singular simple present hums, present participle humming, simple past and past participle hummed)

  1. (intransitive) To make a sound from the vocal chords without pronouncing any real words, with ones lips closed.
    We are humming happily along with the music.
  2. (transitive) To express of affect by humming
    The hazers ominously hummed ""We shall overcome"" while they paddled the unruly pledges
  3. (intransitive) To drone like certain insects naturally do in motion, or sounding similarly
    • 1922, Virginia Woolf, Jacobs Room Chapter 2
      A slight gloom fell upon the table. Jacob was helping himself to jam; the postman was talking to Rebecca in the kitchen; there was a bee humming at the yellow flower which nodded at the open window.
  4. (intransitive) To buzz, be busily active like a beehive
    The streets were humming with activity.
  5. (intransitive) To produce a low sounds which blend continuously
  6. (UK) To reek, smell bad.
    This room really hums — have you ever tried spring cleaning, mate?
  7. (UK) To deceive, or impose on one by some story or device.

hum (plural hums)

  1. A hummed tune, i.e. created orally with lips closed.
  2. An often indistinct sound resembling human humming.
    They could hear a hum coming from the kitchen, and found the washing machine on.
  3. Busy activity, like a beehives buzz
  4. (UK, slang) unpleasant odour.

Definizione italiano>inglese hum

  indistinct sound resembling human humming
canticchiare a bocca chiusa
far le fusa
rumore di voci

Altri significati:

Traduzione 'veloce'

ronzio |bisbiglio |borbottare |brusio |canticchiare |canticchiare a bocca chiusa |far le fusa |mormorare |mormorio |parlottio |ronzare |rumore di voci |

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