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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Hooky(0.01569 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Hooky.
English → English (WordNet)
n : failure to attend (especially school) [syn: truancy]
English → English (gcide)
Hooky \Hook"y\ (h[oo^]k"[y^]), a.
Full of hooks; pertaining to hooks.
Hooky \Hook"y\ (h[oo^]k"[y^]), n. [Written also hookey.] [Cf.
Hook, v. t., 3.]
A word used only in the expression to play hooky, to be
truant, to run away; -- used mostly of youths absent from
school without a valid reason and without the knowledge of
their parents. Also (figuratively and jocosely), to be absent
from duty for frivolous reasons.
[Webster 1913 Suppl. +PJC]
This talk about boys . . . playing ball, and “hooky,”
and marbles, was all moonshine. --F. Hopkinson
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]