Simple Definition of hoick
: to lift or pull (something) with a quick movement
Full Definition of hoick
: to move or pull abruptly : yank <was hoicked out of my job — Vincent Sheean>
Examples of hoick
He hoicked up his trousers and waded in.
<hoicked up his pants and hastily waded into the water>
Origin of hoick
probably alteration of 1hike
First Known Use: 1898
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