There are 2 translations of hiccup in Spanish:

hiccup1

Pronunciation: /ˈhɪkʌp/
(BrE also) hiccough

n

  • 1.1 hipo (m) to have (the) hiccups tener* hipo she got the hiccups le dio hipo she gave a loud hiccup and blushed scarlet soltó un hipo bien fuerte y se puso como la grana an attack of hiccups un ataque de hipo
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    • Everyday hiccups don't need medical treatment, as they will go away on their own.
    • The GP will examine you and look particularly for signs of the serious conditions that can cause persistent hiccups, such as an infection of the diaphragm.
    • Slowly my sobs subsided and all that was left was my hiccups which sounded off every once and a while.
    1.2 (brief interruption) dificultad (f), tropiezo (m) they view this failure as a mere hiccup consideran que este fracaso es solo un pequeño contratiempo I don't want any last-minute hiccups! (BrE) ¡no quiero problemas de última hora!
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    • Overall it was a very successful day as everything went well with only a few minor hiccups and the weather was ideal.
    • Jake is back on his feet and is doing well apart from a couple of minor hiccups.
    • The data collection for the main study itself went smoothly, with only very minor local hiccups.

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There are 2 translations of hiccup in Spanish:

hiccup2

vi ( (BrE also) -pp-)

  • hipar if I drink too much, I start hiccuping si bebo demasiado, me da or me entra hipo
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    • Her dark eyes are wide with childish terror, and she hiccups so dramatically that, at first, she cannot speak at all.
    • She hiccuped a bit and her voice sounded almost slurred.
    • My eyes stung brutally and I started to hiccup.

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Word of the day prestado
adj
el vestido no es mío, es prestado = it's not my dress, I borrowed it …
Cultural fact of the day

Churro is a typical Spanish food, consisting of a long thin cylinder of dough, deep-fried in olive oil and often dusted with sugar. Churros are usually eaten with a thick hot drinking chocolate, especially for breakfast.