How Do You Spell HEM?

Correct spelling for the English word "hem" is [h_ˈɛ_m], [hˈɛm], [hˈɛm]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Definition of HEM

  1. A sort of half-voluntary cough as a preparation for speaking, or as a call to a person at a little distance.

Common Misspellings for HEM

Below is the list of 308 misspellings for the word "hem".

Usage Examples for HEM

  1. The fact is there is something wrong with the construction of a story of which I had immense hopes- it needs letting out at the waist, and a tuck put in at the hem. - "A Chair on The Boulevard" by Leonard Merrick
  2. Let us say nothing more than that Mr. Elgar has fallen into habits of excessive indolence; doesn't it seem to you that you might help him out of hem? - "The Emancipated" by George Gissing
  3. Only- hem- I was thinking that- possibly, say, fifty dollars between you, or- No, thanks, interrupted Clint. - "Left Tackle Thayer" by Ralph Henry Barbour
  4. He remained behind, not to excite notice; he looked after her till the hem of her garment vanished round the corner. - "Tales From the 'Phantasus', etc. of Ludwig Tieck" by Ludwig Tieck
  5. Having done this, she stooped down and tore off the hem of her garment, which she gave to them for a noose, declaring that it would never fail to strangle any person about whose throat it might be cast. - "Dr. Scudder's Tales for Little Readers, About the Heathen." by Dr. John Scudder