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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hooky  \Hook"y\,  n.  [Written  also  {hookey}.]  [Cf.  {Hook},  v.  t., 
  3.] 
  A  word  used  only  in  the  expression  to  play  hooky,  to  run 
  away  to  play  truant. 
 
  This  talk  about  boys  .  .  .  playing  ball,  and  ``hooky,'' 
  and  marbles,  was  all  moonshine.  --F.  Hopkinson 
  Smith. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hooky  \Hook"y\,  a. 
  Full  of  hooks;  pertaining  to  hooks. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hooky 
  n  :  failure  to  attend  (especially  school)  [syn:  {truancy}] 




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