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hoick

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verb \ˈhȯik\

Simple Definition of hoick

  • : to lift or pull (something) with a quick movement

Full Definition of hoick

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to move or pull abruptly :  yank <was hoicked out of my job — Vincent Sheean>

Examples of hoick

  1. He hoicked up his trousers and waded in.

  2. <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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