hookey

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hookey

hooky [ˈhʊkɪ] N (esp US) to play hookeyhacer novillos, hacer pirola
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There, Lizzie meets a dreamy Italian teen pop idol (Yani Gellman) - she's a dead ringer for his former singing and romantic partner, Isabella - and plays hooky from the field trip to hang with him.
The three films to choose from this month are "The Graduate," starring Dustin Hoffman who becomes an older woman's lover before pursuing the woman's daughter, "Silver Streak," starring Gene Wilder, Richard Pryor and Jill Clayburg as passengers on a luxury train who find romance, adventure and comedy, and "Ferris Bueller's Day Off," starring Matthew Broderick as an ingenious high school student who plays hooky and has an action-packed day.