hic

[hik]
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interjection

(an onomatopoeic word used to imitate or represent a hiccup.)

Nearby words

  1. hiberno-,
  2. hiberno-english,
  3. hiberno-saxon,
  4. hibernoma,
  5. hibiscus,
  6. hic et nunc,
  7. hic et ubique,
  8. hic jacet,
  9. hic requiescit in pace,
  10. hiccough

hic et ubique

[heek et oo-bee-kwe; English hik et yoo-bahy-kwee]

Latin.

here and everywhere.

hic jacet

[heek yah-ket; English hik jey-set]

Latin.

here lies (often used to begin epitaphs on tombstones).

hic requiescit in pace

[heek re-kwee-e-sheet een pah-che]

Latin.

here rests in peace: a phrase used on tombstones before the name of the deceased.

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British Dictionary definitions for hic

hic

interjection

a representation of the sound of a hiccup

hic jacet

(on gravestones) here lies
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Word Origin and History for hic
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