Definition of hmm
- Let's get one question out of the way immediately … : does Spike Lee like to cause trouble? “Hmm,” he says, sighing. “Yeah, I guess you could call me an instigator.”
- —Patrick Demarchelier, Vogue, August 1990
- As an undergraduate, I settled on history, and diplomatic history, because I had a really cool professor. I was thinking, Hmmm, I wonder how you get to be a diplomat?
- —Julia Wilkinson, Washington Post, 2 July 2013
- But tell Santa the truth now, what's the most important part to a little boy or girl? The box? The wrapping paper? Or the game that comes in the box? Hmmm? It's the present, of course.
- —Mark Newman, The Ottumwa (Iowa) Courier, 23 Dec. 2013
- “So tell me,” I said. “To what do I owe the pleasure?” “Hmm?” “What brings you here?”
- —David Housewright, Curse of the Jade Lily, 2012