hooky indicates an inability to create stories that take place in and around school and, therefore, a dearth of inspiration.
He sat there stunned until hooky began licking at his scuffed fingers.
Or your hooky neck, or your two knees is black with knocking one on the other?
He invented a kind of home-study "hooky" to break the monotony.
My mother was well on to fifty when I gave her that chop, and she got her hooky finger for life.
Then there were atoms with rough surfaces, "hooky" surfaces, and these stuck together and formed solids.
Nothing but a few words from a mutt who must have spent most of his time playin' hooky when he went to school.
I was overflowing with spirits and arrogance, and began to play "hooky" so often that I practically quit school about this time.
His coal-black, glossy hair commanded and obtained her admiration, and she found his hooky nose to be handsome.
Is seated straddling across one of the tables, on which he is beating time to the band with a hooky stick.
also hookey, in the truant sense, 1848, American English (New York City), from Dutch hoekje "hide and seek;" or else from hook it, attested since 14c. as "make off, run away," originally "depart, proceed."
Captivating; very attractive; catchy: It's also more insinuatingly hooky than Led Zep ever was/ After the first few merely hooky tracks (1930s+)
play hooky (1950s+)