hoick


hoick

transitive verb \ˈhik\

: 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

  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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