- interj. Interjection implying hesitation
“The contrast from the McCain ... umm ... black-and-white tribute to the sides of Secret Service agents 'heads and whatnot is hilariously beyond parody.”
“| Reply umm, is time messing up everywhere? cuz i swear i lost 8 hours over the last couple days, and after i said that to someone, i realized that i forgot it was wednesday, not tuesday. so, apparently i lost 8 hours plus one day so far this week …”
“The kid, what's his name umm Caden, well he saw me outside in the rain and invited me in.”
“We would like 5 sites complete per week - umm, that is about 50-75+ pages.”
“Reply #46 on: Today at 07: 06: 38 AM » kagame kesex kakaoma shuwa. worse stil kana babes riri wild. kanhu kaya ka umm huchi lol.”
“If you believe in a higher power, or angels, umm, that isn't quite being totally without belief even if you aren't religious.”
“You need to discover whether you touch your hair too much or scratch or gesture too broadly or smile at the wrong times, or look grim, or keep saying "umm" or if there's anything you do that might distract or bore an audience.”
“Voice volume and the use of the dreaded "umm" are two verbal cues that must be controlled.”
“Saying "umm" too often shows poor preparation for the interview and lack of conviction in your answers, causing the interviewer to lose interest.”
“The "umm" might be a signal that the speaker still holds/wants to hold control of the conversation.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘umm’.
or, as some Speaking teachers say (I suspect to annoy me), "word whiskers"
Looking for tweets for umm.