Definition of Hookey

1. n. See Hockey.



Definition of Hookey

1. Noun. truancy, especially from school. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hookey

1. hooky [n -EYS] - See also: hooky

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hookey

hooka
hookah
hookahs
hookas
hookbill
hookbills
hookean behaviour
hooked
hooked bone
hooked bundle of Russell
hooked fasciculus
hooked up
hookedness
hookers
hookey (current term)
hookeys
hookgun
hookguns
hookier
hookies
hookiest
hooking
hooking up
hookium
hookkeeper
hookkeepers
hookless
hooklet
hooklets

Literary usage of Hookey

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1. Transactions of the Society, Instituted at London, for the Encouragement of by Society of Arts (Great Britain, Royal Society of Arts (Great Britain) (1827)
"The LARGE SILVER MEDAL was this Session given to Mr. JAMES hookey, Midshipman, for his IMPROVED LOG-SHIP, a Model qf which has been placed in the Society's ..."

2. The American Amateur Photographer (1891)
"I LAYING hookey" is presented to our readers as a ... Mr. Brown has achieved a success in " Playing hookey," and we arc fortunate to be- able to reproduce ..."

3. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1850)
"Wondering how hookey understood anything of the matter, and not choosing to convert his understanding into certainty, I merely replied, that wherever a man ..."

4. Miscellanies by William Makepeace Thackeray (1877)
"... at whist, at loo, c'carté, blind hookey, drawing straws, or beggar- my-neighbor, he will cheat you — cheat you for a hundred pounds or for a guinea, ..."

5. Melton and Homespun: Nature and Sport in Prose and Verse by J. M. M. B. Durham, R. J. Richardson (1913)
"Blind hookey was a clean-legged, well bred, well groomed and fed Basuto pony, standing a trifle over fourteen hands high. In short, he looked as though he ..."

6. Hampshire Allegations for Marriage Licences Granted by the Bishop of by William John Charles Moens, Church of England Diocese of Winchester (1893)
"Nicholas hookey, of Christchurch, gent., bondsman. hookey, Thomas, of Shorwell, 25, w., &Mary Way, of the в., 17, -with c. of her f., John Way, at 8., ..."

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