hooky definition

  • noun:
    • casual Absence without leave; truancy: play hooky from college.
    • lack from school or work.
    • A word used only in expression to relax and play hooky, is truant, to hightail it; -- used mainly of young ones absent from school without a legitimate explanation and without knowledge of their moms and dads. In addition (figuratively and jocosely), to-be absent from task for frivolous reasons.
    • A pupil missing from college without leave; a truant: only inside expression to try out hooky, equal to to try out truant. Additionally hookey.
    • failure to attend (especially school)
  • adjective:
    • saturated in hooks.
    • Shaped like a hook.
    • high in hooks; related to hooks.
  • others:
    • high in hooks; with respect to hooks.
    • Given to hooking: as, a hooky cow.
    • Hooked.

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