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ho-hum

exclamation uk   /ˌhəʊˈhʌm/  us   /ˌhoʊ-/
an expression used when someone is bored, or when they accept that something unpleasant cannot be stopped from happening: So I need to do it all again. Ho-hum.

ho-hum

adjective uk   /ˌhəʊˈhʌm/  us   /ˌhoʊ-/
Translations of “ho-hum”
in Chinese (Traditional) (表示厭煩或接受不愉快的事實)哼…
in Chinese (Simplified) (表示厌烦或接受不愉快的事实)哼…
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