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ho hum

interjection

Simple Definition of ho hum

  • —used to show that you are bored, not interested, etc.

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of ho hum

  1. —used to express weariness, boredom, or disdain

Origin and Etymology of ho hum

imitative


First Known Use: 1924


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