play hooky

Definition of play hooky

US, informal

  1. :  to be away from school without permission He was playing hooky with his friends.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  swordplay

    :  game, sport

    :  the conduct, course, or action of a game

  1. :  to engage in sport or recreation :  frolic

    :  to have sexual relations

    :  to move aimlessly about :  trifle

  1. :  truant

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