ahem Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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ahemexclamation

uk   us   /əˈhəm/ mainly humorous
used to ​represent the little ​cough that someone makes to ​expressslightembarrassment, ​enjoyment, ​doubt, or ​disapproval, or to ​attractattention
(Definition of ahem from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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