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Is “Hm” a Scrabble Word?

Yes Hm is valid in Scrabble for 7 points

“Hm” is an acceptable two-letter Scrabble word. It is the highest scoring of all two-letter words beginning with the letter “H” in Scrabble being worth 7 points overall being a unique combination of the “H” and “M” tiles.

The word's meaning is that of a metric unit of length equal to 100 meters (a hectometer). Alternative meanings include a representation of a “hm” sound that humans make such as when hesitating or thinking (e.g., “Hm, I think we should play a game of Scrabble today”) and an abbreviation for Her or His Majesty when in reference to a queen or king.

“Hm” can be expanded using an additional “M” to make “Hmm” for 10 points.

Definition of Hm


  • A shorter variant of hmm.

Definition from hm by Wiktionary, used under CC BY-SA 4.0.

How Many Points is Hm Worth?

Hm is a 2-letter word made up of the letter tiles H: 4, M: 3. Its points breakdown is as follows:

  • With no multipliers, Hm is worth 7 points.
  • On a double-word square, Hm is worth 14 points.
  • On a triple-word square, Hm is worth 21 points.

Single Letter Extensions of “Hm”

Potential ways to expand “Hm” using a single letter include:

Words With “HM”

Words containing “HM” at the start, middle, or end include:

See our full list of words with “HM” for more suggestions.

More 2 Letter H Words

2-Letter H words which you could play in Scrabble as an alternative to Hm:

Check out our list of all 2 letter words with H.

About This Page

This word page takes a deep dive into the word “Hm” in the context of Scrabble to discuss if it is valid, its points score, definition, extensions, similar words, and more.

We hope you find this information helpful for learning and discovering new words to play in Scrabble.

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Category: Scrabble Words

Last updated: 31 August 2023

Author: Stephen

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