Translation of hooky in Spanish:

hooky

Pronunciation: /ˈhʊki/

n

  • to play hooky (esp AmE) [colloquial/familiar] faltar a clase, hacer* novillos or (Méx) irse* de pinta or (RPl) hacerse* la rata or la rabona or (Per) la vaca or (Chi) hacer* la cimarra or (Col) capar clase or (Ven) jubilarse [familiar/colloquial]

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