hookey

hookey

[hook-ee]
noun
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hooky or hookey (ˈhʊkɪ)
 
n
informal chiefly (US), (Canadian), (NZ) truancy, usually from school (esp in the phrase play hooky)
 
[C20: perhaps from hook it to escape]
 
hookey or hookey
 
n
 
[C20: perhaps from hook it to escape]

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