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hic

Syllabification: hic

Definition of hic in English:

exclamation

Used in writing to express the sound of a hiccup, especially a drunken one.
Example sentences
  • When the farmer had arrived safely in the dock he looked about in a very dreamy manner, and in answer to the Magistrates' Clerk said ‘Prapsh I have had - hic - a lil drop - hic - er whisky,’ provoking great hilarity in the court.
  • One to see in the New Year, hic, and one for ya birfday.
  • And I've been hitting the bottle in the evenings to help me get by. (* hic *)

Origin

late 19th century: imitative.

Words that rhyme with hic

artic, brick, chick, click, crick, dick, flick, hand-pick, hick, kick, lick, mick, miskick, nick, pic, pick, prick, quick, rick, shtick, sic, sick, slick, snick, spic, stick, thick, tic, tick, trick, Vic, wick

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