hem Meaning in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “hem” - Learner’s Dictionary

hem

noun [C]
 
 
/hem/
the edge of a piece of clothing or cloth that has been folded under and sewnKnitting and sewingParts of clothes
hem verb [T] ( present participle hemming, past tense and past participle hemmed) to sew a hem on a piece of clothing or clothKnitting and sewing
Translations of “hem”
in Arabic حَشْوة (الفُسْتان)…
in Korean 단…
in Malaysian kelepet…
in French ourlet…
in Turkish kıvrım kenarı, baskı, kenar…
in Italian orlo…
in Chinese (Traditional) (衣服等的)褶邊,邊…
in Russian кромка, подрубочный шов…
in Polish rąbek…
in Vietnamese đường viền (áo, quần…)…
in Spanish dobladillo…
in Portuguese barra…
in Thai ขอบ (ผ้า)…
in German der Saum…
in Catalan vora…
in Japanese (布・衣服の)端の折り返し部分, ヘム…
in Indonesian tepi…
in Chinese (Simplified) (衣服等的)褶边,边…
(Definition of hem from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

chestnut

a large tree with leaves divided into five parts and large round nuts that can be eaten

Word of the Day

In London but at the station: prepositions for talking about travel
In London but at the station: prepositions for talking about travel
by Liz Walter,
September 02, 2015
Several readers have asked for information on prepositions, so I will start with a blog post that looks at an area where they are really important: travel. The first thing to remember is that we use to (and not ‘in’) after the verb go: We are going to London. I went to

Read More 

parklet noun
parklet noun
August 31, 2015
a public outdoor space that may be associated with a local business but where anyone can sit Pop-up cafes in NY are what’s actually called parklets in many other places around the country.

Read More