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HUMMING

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does humming mean? 

HUMMING (noun)
  The noun HUMMING has 2 senses:

1. a humming noise
2. the act of singing with closed lips

  Familiarity information: HUMMING used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


HUMMING (noun)


Sense 1humming [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A humming noise

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural events

Synonyms:

humming; hum

Context example:

the hum of distant traffic

Hypernyms ("humming" is a kind of...):

noise (sound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound))


Sense 2humming [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The act of singing with closed lips

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Hypernyms ("humming" is a kind of...):

singing; vocalizing (the act of singing vocal music)


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