Synonyms and Antonyms for hem

1. hem (n.)

the edge of a piece of cloth; especially the finished edge that has been doubled under and stitched down

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2. hem (n.)

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.

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3. hem (v.)

fold over and sew together to provide with a hem

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4. hem (v.)

utter `hem' or `ahem'

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