[hoh-huhm, -huhm] /ˈhoʊˈhʌm, -ˌhʌm/
(an exclamation expressing boredom, weariness, or contempt.)
dull, boring, or routine; so-so:
a ho-hum performance.
(informal) lacking interest or inspiration; dull; mediocre: a ho-hum album
expression of boredom, by 1906. As an adjective, by 1956.
Unexciting; mediocre; dull: ho-hum sex and the dregs of countless six-packs/ After a ho-hum second quarter, stocks have perked up (1960s+)
An expression of boredom (1924+)
Boring matter; dull tripe (1960s+)
To be bored with; be indifferent to: On the other hand, we shouldn’t ho-hum the situation (1960s+)
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/hɔɪk/ verb 1. (informal) to rise or raise abruptly and sharply: She hoicked her dress above her knees 2. (NZ, informal) to clear the throat and spit
[hoiks, hahyks] /hɔɪks, haɪks/ interjection, Rare. 1. . /hɔɪks/ interjection 1. a cry used to encourage hounds to hunt Also yoicks
[hoid-n] /ˈhɔɪd n/ noun, adjective 1. . [hoid-n] /ˈhɔɪd n/ noun 1. a boisterous, bold, and carefree girl; a tomboy. adjective 2. boisterous; rude. /ˈhɔɪdən/ noun 1. a variant spelling of hoyden /ˈhɔɪdən/ noun 1. a wild boisterous girl; tomboy n. 1590s, of unknown origin; perhaps from Dutch heiden “rustic, uncivilized man,” from Middle Dutch […]