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[awm] /ɔm/
noun, plural hommes
[awm] /ɔm/ (Show IPA).
a man.
a human being. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Note the bill advertising Victor Hugo's "homme qui rit," pasted on the wall of the palace.

  • It appears that the 'homme de confiance' of Changarnier was in his pay.

    The Map of Life William Edward Hartpole Lecky
  • Scholars admitted his scholarship, and ordinary men and women welcomed him as homme du monde.

    When It Was Dark Guy Thorne
  • Her mother had been French; her father an Indian, "un brave homme."

    Seen and Unseen E. Katharine Bates
  • The Emperor was born, so to speak, to be waited on (homme d valets de chambre).

  • But if this dies out, what is left is the homme sensuel moyen.

    Discourses in America Matthew Arnold
  • Here he finished his homme des champs, and his poem on the Trois rgnes de la nature.

  • It was natural for me to accept the support of mon homme, like all other women.

    The Mountebank William J. Locke
  • I am homme incompris, and Mademoiselle here—Mademoiselle is either une enfant, or she does not know her own mind.

    Valerie Frederick Marryat

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