Translation of hooky in Spanish:

hooky

Pronunciation: /ˈhʊki/

noun/nombre

  • to play hooky (especially American English/especialmente inglés norteamericano) [colloquial/familiar] faltar a clase, hacer* novillos or (Mexico/México) irse* de pinta or (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) hacerse* la rata or la rabona or (Peru/Perú) la vaca or (Chile) hacer* la cimarra or (Colombia) capar clase or (Venezuela) jubilarse [colloquial/familiar]

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