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Definition of um

um

interjection

  • interjection used to express thought, or pause in speech. Also umm.
    I was at... um... my friend's house.
                                                                                                                                                                                        

                                                                                                       

    Citation from "Fear", Wilfred (TV), Season 1 Episode 3 (2011) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.
                                                    

                                                                          

                                                                             

    Citation from "The Hand That Rocks the Wheelchair", Family Guy (TV), Season 9 Episode 12 (2011) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            

    Citation from "You've Got Male", Happy Endings (TV), Season 1 Episode 9 (2011) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.
                                                                           

                                                                                                                          

       

                                                                                                                               

    Citation from "Good Cop Bad Dog", Modern Family (TV) , Season 2 Episode 22 (2011) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Aug 01 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on May 18 2010.

  • interjection used to express doubt or hesitation.
                                                                     

                                   

                                                   

    Citation from "All the Right Friends", Covert Affairs (TV), Season 2 Episode 4 (2011) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Aug 11 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Aug 11 2011.

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Definitions include: Scatterbrained; extreme disorganization; doesn't pay attention; can't find things.

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