Ahem meaning

ə-hĕm
An exclamation to indicate sarcasm.

I really (ahem!) liked the chocolate broccoli surprise.

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A use of the interjection, ahem.
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Used to attract attention or to express doubt or warning.
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Used to get someone's attention, give a warning, fill a pause, etc.
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An exclamation of disapproval or annoyance.

Ahem! In case you didn't notice, I did my share, too.

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(onomatopoeia) The sound of a quiet cough or of clearing one's throat.
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An exclamation or cough to get attention.

Ahem! Could we please get started?

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The definition of ahem is something said when trying to get a person's attention or when trying to alert someone to something.

An example of ahem is what you would say to stop someone who is about to ruin a surprise.

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