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plays hooky

phrase
present tense third-person singular of play hooky

Synonyms & Antonyms of plays hooky

to fail to attend
  • He got in big trouble when his parents found out he played hooky that day.

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plays hooky

plays (on or upon)

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“Plays hooky.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/plays%20hooky. Accessed 16 May. 2022.

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