Origin of hooky1
Words nearby hooky
Definition for hooky (2 of 2)
adjective, hook·i·er, hook·i·est.
Example sentences from the Web for hooky
Hooky indicates an inability to create stories that take place in and around school and, therefore, a dearth of inspiration.
I was overflowing with spirits and arrogance, and began to play "hooky" so often that I practically quit school about this time.The Autobiography of a Thief|Hutchins Hapgood
Then there were atoms with rough surfaces, "hooky" surfaces, and these stuck together and formed solids.The Outline of Science, Vol. 1 (of 4)|J. Arthur Thomson
He invented a kind of home-study "hooky" to break the monotony.The Fourth R|George Oliver Smith
British Dictionary definitions for hooky
Word Origin for hooky
Idioms and Phrases with hooky
see play hooky.