Definition of hem

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • hem is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 8
  • hem is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 8
  • hem is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 8

Definition of hem


  • the utterance of a sound similar to clearing the throat; intended to get attention, express hesitancy, fill a pause, hide embarrassment, warn a friend, etc. (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. ahem
  • fold over and sew together to provide with a hem (verb)

    Examples

    1. hem my skirt
  • the edge of a piece of cloth; especially the finished edge that has been doubled under and stitched down (noun)

    Examples

    1. the hem of her dress was stained
    2. let down the hem
    3. he stitched weights into the curtain's hem
    4. it seeped along the hem of his jacket
  • utter `hem' or `ahem' (verb)

See definition of hem in Merriam Webster

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