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noun as in interjection

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“Um, I have one now, for one,” Kirke laughs, about that new relationship.

Um, when I first heard of it, it was somebody hitting me up on Twitter telling me I should be playing Whitney.

Um, I was getting ready for Talking Dead so I would try to check in, but I also was like a little bit…scared?

And Glenn, Tara, and Rosita spend the episode, um, learning to fish.

Er, um, because the people dying of Ebola in West Africa are black?

"Um, that's better," admitted Grace, while the girls craned their necks for a better view of the horseman.

Kano's transient flowers were grown, for the most part in pots, and these his daughter Um-ko loved to tend.

Um-ko and her father were well known at the temple, and worshipped often before its golden altars.

She peered at first into Um's room for there, indeed, lay the core of old Mata's heart.

Kano heard a man's deep tones, Mata's thin voice answering an enquiry, and then the soft murmur of Um's words.


On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to um, such as: cry, exclamation, expletive, insertion, interpolation, and interposition.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.