hooky

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Shaped like a hook
Absence from school or work

Let’s play hooky and leave school to go to the mall.

Full of hooks
A word used only in the expression to play hooky, to run away, to play truant
If a child plays hooky, they stay away from school without permission. play hooky to stay away from school without permission British Equivalent: truant (Probably from hook, hook it (19-20 centuries))
{i} illegal absence from school, truancy (also hookey)
failure to attend (especially school)
Full of hooks; pertaining to hooks
{s} resembling a hook; full of hooks
hooky-playing
That plays hooky
play hooky
To miss school, work, or other duties without permission or an excuse

Plenty of people played hooky from work to go see the movie on opening day.

hookey
{i} illegal absence from school, truancy (also hooky)
hookey
truancy, especially from school
play hooky
bunk off: play truant from work or school; "The boy often plays hooky"
play hooky
be absent from school without permission
hooky

    Расстановка переносов

    hoo·ky

    Турецкое произношение

    hûki

    Произношение

    /ˈho͝okē/ /ˈhʊkiː/

    Этимология

    (noun.) circa 1848. probably from slang hook, hook it.

    Слово дня

    aphrodisiac
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