Haum vs Hum - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between haum and hum
is that haum
is (a stalk) while hum
is twilight, dusk.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
A hummed tune, i.e. created orally with lips closed.
An often indistinct sound resembling human humming.
- They could hear a hum coming from the kitchen, and found the dishwasher on.
Busy activity, like the buzz of a beehive.
(UK, slang) unpleasant odour.
(dated) An imposition or hoax; humbug.
(obsolete) A kind of strong drink.
- the shard-borne beetle with his drowsy hums
- (Beaumont and Fletcher)
To make a sound from the vocal chords without pronouncing any real words, with one's lips closed.
To express by humming.
- We are humming happily along with the music.
- to hum a tune
To drone like certain insects naturally do in motion, or sounding similarly
* 1922 , (Virginia Woolf), (w, Jacob's Room) Chapter 2
- ''The hazers ominously hummed "We shall overcome" while they paddled the unruly pledges
To buzz, be busily active like a beehive
- A slight gloom fell upon the table. Jacob was helping himself to jam; the postman was talking to Rebecca in the kitchen; there was a bee humming at the yellow flower which nodded at the open window.
To produce low sounds which blend continuously
(British) To reek, smell bad.
- 'The streets were humming with activity.''
(British) To deceive, or impose on one by some story or device.
(transitive, dated, slang) To flatter by approving; to cajole; to impose on; to humbug.
- This room really hums — have you ever tried spring cleaning, mate?
hmm; an inarticulate sound uttered in a pause of speech implying doubt and deliberation.
- (Alexander Pope)