hookey

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hookey

hooky [ˈhʊkɪ] N (esp US) to play hookeyhacer novillos, hacer pirola
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It's as simple as tit-tat-toe, three-in-a-row, and as easy as playing hooky.
The main target market would seem to be people playing hooky.
Our group business and corporate retreats typically meet mid-week too, and while technically not playing hooky since the boss knows and is typically with them, we applaud and welcome companies that understand the value of unplugging and stepping outside the daily routine.
It's also, I guess, a pretty good day for substitute teachers because we got a lot of teachers playing hooky today.
Smart homes are digitally connected, and can alert owners to intruders, emergencies such as carbon monoxide poisoning, and even inform parents when kids are playing hooky from school.
SINCE the dawn of the internet, errant employees have been getting caught out on social media slating their bosses or playing hooky, but last week one former Reddit worker was on the receiving end of a very public dressing down.
Be careful what you search for - 'Cheryl Cole' could cause all manner of problems Reddit and weep SINCE the dawn of the internet, errant employees have been getting caught out on social media slating their bosses or playing hooky, but last week one former Reddit worker was on the receiving end of a very public dressing down.
JUST IN CASE any children read this column--peeking, as kids inevitably will, at Mom's or Dad's seductive copy of SUCCESS--allow me to start with a disclaimer: I in no way endorse playing hooky.
I wanted to get Mattie, my 2-year-old Irish setter, into as many birds as possible but even though we hunted as frequently as my conscience would allow--yes, I'll admit to playing hooky on more than a few work-week mornings--the pheasants just weren't there.
RECIFE, Brazil -- They heard about people back home watching during their lunch breaks, streaming on office computers or playing hooky with fellow fans.
Last night on Mad Men, a semi-penitent Don Draper, hemmed in by the draconian rules his reproachful partners made as a condition of his returning to work (no new business, no private client meetings, andhorror of horrorsno drinking in the office, which for Don is sort of the normal person equivalent of being forbidden from using the toilet on the job) was forced to find new, creative, SC&P sanctioned ways of playing hooky from work.
We're playing hooky (from work) because it's the first day on the mountain and I don't want to miss it.