hooky

play
noun \ ˈhu̇-kē \
variants: or less commonly hookey

Definition of hooky

plural hookies also hookeys
:truant used chiefly in the phrase play hooky

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Origin and Etymology of hooky

probably from slang hook, hook it to make off



HOOKY Defined for Kids

hooky

noun
variants: also hookey \ˈhu̇-kē\

Definition of hooky for Students

:truant
  • She played hooky from work.

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