(interj.) An exclamation to call one's attention; hem.
(1) It's easy to have a tongue in (ahem) cheek approach to looking at this needlework, but the fascinated and often aggressive reactions to Cole's choice say a lot about contemporary society, celebrity and ideas of femininity.
(2) 8.17pm GMT About the day that Tavon Austin is having Ahem.
(3) Updated at 9.03am BST 8.47am BST The euro crisis in (bad) pictures On a lighter note...there's a bit of interest on Twitter this morning about a photo gallery created by Germany's Spiegel last week of some of the worst images used by (ahem) the media to illustrate the eurozone crisis.
(4) Full disclosure (ahem): Vrulja Cove is also a haven for toplessness, and sometimes bottomlessness.
(5) By midday Thursday, the #FirstTweet hashtag was showcasing the (ahem) skeptical , mundane or apparently completely accidental first messages of thousands.
(6) I’ve got the German commentary (ahem) whilst watching tonight,” intones Dan Dane.
(7) And amazingly, unlike so many of my peers, I hadn't been seduced into PR or (ahem) banking.
(8) Aha, ahem, said the director of research, Professor Luis Garicano.
(9) Here are five that couldn’t possibly ... ahem ... go wrong.
(10) The, ahem, Jester from Leicester (it's no Sheriff of Pottingham) did pretty well to get out of last night's second session with a three-frame deficit and keep himself well in this match, but O'Sullivan is looking pretty close to his brilliant best.
(11) The recession is E.ON's stated reason for, ahem, pulling the plug on its electric ambitions.
(12) 3 Putin's recent facelift has not been a success Speculation started last year that Putin had had some – ahem – work done in preparation for his return to the presidency .
(13) And stay for the kicker: Reports that congressmen have been drinking during these, ahem, "deliberations" have gotten a lot of criticism and a lot of attention.
(14) The official apologised, adding: "Carry on, madam ... Ahem, sir."
(15) Does the BBC really want to break all that up just to pay more to the (ahem) national treasure that is Chris Moyles?
(16) 2.17am BST Tigers 0 - Red Sox 0, bottom of the 3rd Xander Ha- ahem Xander Bogaerts starts of the inning for the Sox.
(17) But the series follows the plan laid out by the Bible pretty – ahem – religiously, with the second coming of Christ giving those left behind one last chance to get their act together before the final showdown between God and the devil.
(18) 3.32am GMT Florida State 10-21 Auburn, 15:00 3rd quarter And the start of the, ahem, "third half".
(19) Of course you and I and most of those convicted of non-violent offences could have been tagged from day one, but our judges, politicians, the Crown Prosecution Service and, ahem, our tabloid editors have an almost religious belief that throwing as many people into prison as possible is good for Britain.
(20) She developed her craft on the spoken-word scene, determinedly converting new fans and taking festival tents by, ahem, storm.
(n.) To disturb or irritate, especially by continued or repeated acts; to tease; to ruffle in mind; to vex; as, I was annoyed by his remarks.
(n.) To molest, incommode, or harm; as, to annoy an army by impeding its march, or by a cannonade.
(n.) A feeling of discomfort or vexation caused by what one dislikes; also, whatever causes such a feeling; as, to work annoy.
(1) Asked about white predominance in the sport, South African rugby journalist Paul Dobson replied: "If you suggest that again I'll get annoyed and put the phone down.
(2) He was 'annoyed' after a phone call with Maxine Carr, in which she'd told him she was going out 'again' with her mother that evening in Grimsby ('Do you like to control people?'
(3) When my pictures were published, some Star Wars fans were annoyed that the house in this picture had been left in such a state of disrepair.
(4) One of the most annoying complications of rhinoplasty is the supra-tip hump (pollybeak).
(5) Indeed, while people might be annoyed or alarmed at the idea of being given placebos, medics probably wouldn't need to were it not for the modern blight of the Worried Well clogging up consulting rooms.
(6) Although mumbling is frustrating and annoying at times, it may be a helpful clue to some of the client's most anxiety-provoking thoughts or feelings.
(7) Later, when Leven moved to another squat, in Maida Vale, London, he suggested they bring in a bass player and percussionist to form a band, and they started rehearsing "with mattresses around the walls to deaden the sound, but still annoying the neighbours".
(8) It’s annoying that we haven’t stretched our lead but we’ve got to accept that and take it forward.
(9) It is difficult to prove that noise is detrimental to our health; many people are annoyed by noise; however, only particular groups (children, the elderly, the handicapped, people who wear a hearing aid, people with heart disease) are affected as far as health is concerned, and it is these people who require special protection.
(10) Noise in open-plan computer rooms and annoyance and perceived deterioration in performance associated with it also appears to be a problem that may be similarly categorized.
(11) The program kept asking what my surname at birth was - annoying, since, despite getting married in 1994, I've had the same surname all my life.
(12) Our government understands that we have to help but if they send troops officially, that would annoy Europe, and Nato.
(13) Rather than getting annoyed, you’re feeling comforted.
(14) Amazon and MasterCard don't like it either, and their clients were probably annoyed.
(15) His annoyance was memorably captured by a BBC film crew for a documentary.
(16) And you can see that some writers' talents are fed by great exposure to society and then there are others – DH Lawrence is a good example – who think they want acceptance but actually they can't stand it and they've got to annoy people by pointing out uncomfortable things, and that's more me.
(17) Merkel will be annoyed that a group set up by the Tories has given a platform to her opponents.
(18) Information on safety and side effects is also presented, such as a possible increase in serum cholesterol levels and annoying side effects that may severely limit widespread use of this food supplement.
(19) After the second such call, my wife became annoyed at the intrusion he was making in our weekend.
(20) Irritations are mainly due to the particulate phase of environmental tobacco smoke, whereas the gas phase is to a large extent responsible for annoyance.