hooky

play
noun \ˈhu̇-kē\

Definition of hooky

plural

hookies

also

hookeys

  1. :  truant —used chiefly in the phrase play hooky

Variants of hooky

less commonly

hookey

Origin and Etymology of hooky

probably from slang hook, hook it to make off


First Known Use: 1842



HOOKY Defined for Kids

hooky

play
noun \ˈhu̇-kē\

Definition of hooky for Students

  1. :  truant <She played hooky from work.>

Variants of hooky

also

hookey

\ˈhu̇-kē\

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