What does hooky mean?

Definitions for hooky
ˈhʊk ihooky

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. truancy, hookynoun

    failure to attend (especially school)

GCIDE

  1. Hookynoun

    A word used only in the expression to play hooky, to be truant, to run away; -- used mostly of youths absent from school without a valid reason and without the knowledge of their parents. Also (figuratively and jocosely), to be absent from duty for frivolous reasons.

    Etymology: [Cf. Hook, v. t., 3.]

Wiktionary

  1. hookynoun

    Absence from school or work.

    Let's play hooky and leave school to go to the mall.

  2. hookyadjective

    Full of hooks.

  3. hookyadjective

    Shaped like a hook.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hookyadjective

    full of hooks; pertaining to hooks

    Etymology: [Cf. Hook, v. t., 3.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hooky in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hooky in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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