How To Spell hem?

Correct spelling: hem

What is the definition of hem?

  1. fold over and sew together to provide with a hem; "hem my skirt"

What does the abbreviation hem mean?

Google Ngram Viewer results for hem:

This graph shows how "hem" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

What are the usage examples for hem?

  1. She turned the baby gently with her foot; he caught at the hem of her dress, laughing. – O. Henry Memorial Award Prize Stories of 1921 by Various
  2. She had touched the hem of fortune's garment and passed on; for some opportunity knocked but faintly, and for others it burst open the door and forced its way in. – The Breaking Point by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  3. He dropped on his knees before her, kissing the hem of her gown. – Helmet of Navarre by Bertha Runkle
  4. She was living right in the middle of intrigue that was stirring the rulers of two nations; she was coming close to real adventure, and there she sat, with Pat lying on the hem of her skirt, and mourned that she was fifty or a hundred years too late for even a glimpse at romance! – Starr, of the Desert by B. M Bower
  5. I stepped on it while going upstairs this morning and tore it just above the hem – Grace Harlowe's First Year at Overton College by Jessie Graham Flower

What are the rhymes for hem?

  1. mam, em, prem, stem, them, klem, gem, am, m, bem, hemme, clem, rhem, chem, lem, rem, jem, emme, kem;
  2. condemn, fm, wm;
  3. rpm, imm, pgm, cardizem, mgm, ppm;
  4. difm;

What are the translations for hem?

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hem, hom.

French words for Hem

ourlet, ourler.

German words for Hem

umfassen, Bord, umranden, einengen, Saum, Einfassung, einfassen, einsäumen, umringen, Zoom, Kleidersaum, Stoßkante, sich räuspern.

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