Origin of ahemechoic
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.
Used to attract attention or to express doubt or warning.
- (onomatopoeia) the sound of a quiet cough or of clearing one's throat
- an exclamation or cough to get attention
- Ahem! Could we please get started?
- an exclamation of disapproval or annoyance
- Ahem! In case you didn't notice, I did my share, too.
- an exclamation to indicate sarcasm
- I really (ahem!) liked the chocolate broccoli surprise.
- A use of the interjection, ahem.
- There was still one hall devoted to adult video and adult --ahem-- "electronics."
- It's a small little store, you may have heard of it (ahem).
- They are perfect for all ages: It's no secret that the fashion market is geared towards, and is driven by youth, and that combination can be a real fashion killer for those of us a bit, ahem, older.
- Despite these shining attributes, Carl is frequently reduced to paying for his, ahem, female companionship.
- Well, aside from (ahem) intimate knowledge of the Playboy Empire, Madison got her feet wet when she served as a photo editor apprentice in one episode of The Girls Next Door, assisting with the design of a 2007 Girls Next Door calendar.