Humming and Sing


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Humming adjective – Marked by much life, movement, or activity.
Sing and humming are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Sing" instead a verb "Humming".
Nearby Word: hummed
Synonyms for Humming


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Sing verb – To produce musical sounds with the voice.
Humming and sing are semantically related. Sometimes you can replace term "Humming" with "Sing", this verbs are similar.
Nearby Words: singing, singer, singe, singed, singable
Synonyms for Sing

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  • Even if you can't place all the songs they sing, you'll be humming at least one of them for a long while.
  • Series / Galavant The Pirate King threatens to throw Galavant and Richard off the ship if they sing it and a passerby humming the melody is summarily stabbed.
  • Ear Worm The episode "My Musical" ends with the current Sacred Heart patient humming the song she heard the staff sing when she first entered the hospital which is ironic, since her eardrums about to explode is what threatened her life in the first place.
    Source: Ear Worm
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