erm

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Used in non-rhotic dialects. Compare um.

Interjection[edit]

erm

  1. (UK) Used in hesitant speech, or to express uncertainty; um, umm.
    She was going to, erm... the salon, I think.
  2. (UK) Used to express embarrassment or subtle disagreement.
    Erm, I don't think that was supposed to happen.
    - Bob would never say something like that!
    - Erm, he just did.

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Old Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *armaz.

Noun[edit]

erm m

  1. arm

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