(non-gloss definition). See uh.
''Um, I don’t know.''
''Let’s see... um... how about this?''
2002, ''Newsweek'' (volume 140, page lxxx)
- It's a great test of the claims of open-source gurus, who say that a self-motivated community can outcode any team working for a single employer—like, um, Microsoft.
(dated spelling of)
1963, (w), ''Cat's Cradle'', Dell Publishing Co., Inc., page 65:
- "About the same, wherever you go," he agreed.
- "Um," I said.
To make the ''um'' sound to express uncertainty or hesitancy.
(alternative form of)
''He um Growling Bear. He um heap big chief.''
(quote-journal) me good injun, like um white man, ''mebbe so'', ugh!”|url=https://books.google.com/books?id=GEFOAAAAYAAJ&pg=PP3|volume=III
up, in the sense of finished
turned over, changed, from one state to another
1883, Hugo Schuchardt, ''Kreolische Studien'', volume 3:
- Um homm tinh doiz filh:
- : A man had two sons:
contraction of (l) + (l); on the, at the, to the
contraction of (l) + (l)
(RQ:mul:Rowling Harry Potter)
(RQ:mul:Rowling Harry Potter) disse o professor com um sorrisinho (..)|t=(..) the teacher said with a little smile (..)
(senseid) bit of
(senseid) the figure or digit "1": one