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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Truant; Truancy.

Usage examples (38)
  • Noun : On the first warm spring day the boys played hooky to go fishing
  • He played "hookey" all day long, and no truant officer disturbed him, or dragged him off to school.
  • You went to the same school; played "hookey" together; bathed in the creek together.
  • "I don't like playing 'hookey' neither," returned Prudy, "'cause the hooks won't catch 'em." for more
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