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English definition of “hmm”

hmm

exclamation uk ( also hm)   /həm/ us  
something you say when you pause while talking or when you are uncertain: "Which one do you like best?" "Hmm. I'm not sure." "He says he's doing it for our benefit." "Hmm, I'm still not convinced."
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