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hookey

[hoo k-ee] /ˈhʊk i/
noun
1.
hooky1 .
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hooky

/ˈhʊkɪ/
noun
1.
(informal, mainly US & Canadian, NZ) truancy, usually from school (esp in the phrase play hooky)
Word Origin
C20: perhaps from hook it to escape
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