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2 entries found for hum.
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Main Entry: hum
Pronunciation: primarystresshschwam
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): hummed; hum·ming
1 a : to utter a continuous \m\ sound b : to make the natural buzzing sound of an insect in motion or a sound like it : DRONE c : to give forth a low continuous blend of sound
2 : to produce musical tones while keeping the lips closed
3 : to be busily active <the place was humming>
- hum noun
- hum·mer noun

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