hookey

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hookey

hooky [ˈhʊkɪ] N (esp US) to play hookeyhacer novillos, hacer pirola
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WHEN the dust settles round that Dame Elizabeth Cadbury College couple who allegedly played hooky for nookie, I suspect they'll be appalled.
22 million Americans admit to having played hooky to watch or attend an Opening Day game
We sometimes played hooky together to ride in Reagan Garrett's speedboat at the lake.
I played hooky for two months and nobody missed me, so I thought I better get a job.
14 Freckled schoolgirl was one of the most Talented in her year 15 Bet this boy never played hooky.
The world's largest school of sardines began its annual migration along South Africa's east coast in June, but some of the fish played hooky this year.
On May 15, dozens of kids played hooky at Mason Park while the high school, just a few blocks away, conducted statewide standardized testing.
In making the presentation at the University of Oregon's Autzen Stadium Club, the governor - sporting a Red Sox T-shirt and red socks that he showed off to the crowd - confessed that he played hooky as a super delegate to the 2004 Democratic National Convention to watch the Red Sox play six games on their way to winning the AL pennant and World Series.
Stretch your legs by snowshoeing If you played hooky to head up during daylight, squeeze in a mini adventure before dinner.
A majority of Americans identify themselves as moderate and the average American agrees more with Jim Jeffords than with Judd Gregg, Tim Hutchinson, or the other Republicans who played hooky during childcare hearings.
She played hooky, went roller skating, fell down, and hit her head.
have all, to varying degrees, played hooky - called in sick to work when they were not actually sick.