- the objective form of who, used when who is not the subject of its own clause: whom did you say you had seen?, he can't remember whom he saw
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whom /hum/USA pronunciation pron.WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2015
the form of the pronoun whoused as the object of a verb or a preposition:Whom did you call? To whom should I send this? The man whom you called has returned.
Etymology:bef. 900;See who.
Old English hwām, dative of hwā who
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whom /huːm/ pron
'whom' also found in these entries:
Aˈcadian - acquaintance - acquaintance violence - address - addressee - Adrastus - alienee - al-Qaeda - ancestor - appointee - assign - assignee - Bach - bedfellow - betrothed - boyfriend - Braun - call girl - Catherine I - cessionary - channel - Charles IV - Clotilda - Clytemnestra - committee - conferee - confidant - confidante - creditor - crush - customer - Dalit - dark horse - date - defendant - depositary - Desai - Dobbyn - dog-whistle - Donetsk - Enoch - eponymous - Esau - factor - Fafnir - father confessor - Finn - flatmate - flexecutive - fuck buddy