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hum

noun

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  1. a monotonous sound like that of an insect in motion we heard the hum of an outboard motor and a few minutes later the small craft came into sight Synonyms of hum burr, buzz, chirr, churr, drone, purr, thrum, whir (also whirr), whiz (or whizz), zoom Words Related to hum babble, coo, gasp, gurgle, hiss, moan, murmur, rustle, sigh, suspiration, susurration, susurrus, whisper; whish, zing, zip Near Antonyms of hum bawl, howl, roar, scream, screech, shriek, squall, squeal, yelp, yell


hum

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of hum

  1. 1 to be copiously supplied one restaurant was humming with diners, while a neighboring eatery was practically empty Synonyms of hum brim, bristle, bulge, burst, bustle, buzz, crawl, abound, overflow, pullulate, swarm, teemNear Antonyms of hum lack, need, want

  2. 2 to fly, turn, or move rapidly with a fluttering or vibratory sound a helicopter hummed overhead Synonyms of hum bumble, burr, buzz, drone, whirr, whish, whiz (or whizz), zip, zoomWords Related to hum chirr, churr; thrum; fizz, hiss, murmur, purr, rustle, sigh, sizzle, swish, whisper; coo, curr; wheeze, whistle, whoosh


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