adjective see hum I

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  • hummable — [hum′ə bəl] adj. suitable for being hummed, esp. because catchy or melodious [a hummable tune] …   English World dictionary

  • hummable — hum ► VERB (hummed, humming) 1) make a low, steady continuous sound like that of a bee. 2) sing with closed lips. 3) informal be in a state of great activity. 4) Brit. informal smell unpleasant. ► NOUN ▪ a low …   English terms dictionary

  • hummable — ˈhəməbəl adjective : capable of or lending itself to being hummed a hummable melody, a catchy tune John Mason Brown …   Useful english dictionary

  • hummable — hummability, n. /hum euh beuhl/, adj. (of a piece of music) able to be hummed easily; melodic; tuneful. [1940 45; HUM + ABLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • hummable — adjective Suitable for humming or humming along See Also: singable, danceable …   Wiktionary

  • hummable — hum·ma·ble …   English syllables

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  • hum — I. verb (hummed; humming) Etymology: Middle English hummen; akin to Middle High German hummen to hum, Middle Dutch hommel bumblebee Date: 14th century intransitive verb 1. a. to utter a sound like that of the speech sound m prolonged b. to make… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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