Ahem in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Ahem

an utterance similar to the sound of clearing one's throat, used to attract attention or fill in a pause

Examples of Ahem in a sentence

“Ahem,” the man breathed nervously as he cleared his throat.  🔊

Would you consider donating more money to the cause if it, ahem, got you a tax credit?  🔊

That bloodstain on the mattress didn’t seem to bother the detectives, but it did, ahem, look a little sketchy.  🔊

“We will, ahem, be in touch” the lying interviewer said at the end of the meeting.  🔊

“Ahem, may I have your attention?” the principal asked as she tried to get the students to listen.  🔊

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