Acasing vs Ahem - What's the difference?

acasing | ahem |


As an interjection ahem is

(onomatopoeia) the sound of a quiet cough or of clearing one's throat.

As a noun ahem is

a use of the interjection, ahem.

acasing

Not English

Acasing has no English definition. It may be misspelled.

English words similar to 'acasing':

acosmism, ageism, accusing, aguising, akoasm

ahem

English

Interjection

(en interjection)
  • (onomatopoeia) the sound of a quiet cough or of clearing one's throat
  • an exclamation or cough to get attention
  • Ahem ! Could we please get started?
  • an exclamation of disapproval or annoyance
  • Ahem ! In case you didn't notice, I did my share, too.
  • an exclamation to indicate sarcasm
  • I really (ahem !) liked the chocolate broccoli surprise.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A use of the interjection, ahem.
  • Anagrams

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    See also

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