hiccough


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hic·cup

also hic·cough  (hĭk′əp)
n.
1.
a. A spasm of the diaphragm resulting in a rapid, involuntary inhalation that is stopped by the sudden closure of the glottis and accompanied by a sharp, distinctive sound.
b. hiccups also hiccoughs An attack of these spasms. Often used with the.
2. The sound made by such a spasm or a sound resembling it: "the urgent hiccup of a police siren" (John Updike).
3. A usually minor setback, impediment, or difficulty; a hitch: "As long as the Fed remains fearful to act lest it be blamed for any economic hiccup, market uncertainty will continue" (Kevin Brady).
intr.v. hic·cupped, hic·cup·ping, hic·cups also hic·coughed or hic·cough·ing or hic·coughs
1. To make a hiccup or a sound like a hiccup.
2. To have an attack of hiccups.

[Imitative.]

hiccough


Past participle: hiccoughed
Gerund: hiccoughing

Imperative
hiccough
hiccough
Present
I hiccough
you hiccough
he/she/it hiccoughs
we hiccough
you hiccough
they hiccough
Preterite
I hiccoughed
you hiccoughed
he/she/it hiccoughed
we hiccoughed
you hiccoughed
they hiccoughed
Present Continuous
I am hiccoughing
you are hiccoughing
he/she/it is hiccoughing
we are hiccoughing
you are hiccoughing
they are hiccoughing
Present Perfect
I have hiccoughed
you have hiccoughed
he/she/it has hiccoughed
we have hiccoughed
you have hiccoughed
they have hiccoughed
Past Continuous
I was hiccoughing
you were hiccoughing
he/she/it was hiccoughing
we were hiccoughing
you were hiccoughing
they were hiccoughing
Past Perfect
I had hiccoughed
you had hiccoughed
he/she/it had hiccoughed
we had hiccoughed
you had hiccoughed
they had hiccoughed
Future
I will hiccough
you will hiccough
he/she/it will hiccough
we will hiccough
you will hiccough
they will hiccough
Future Perfect
I will have hiccoughed
you will have hiccoughed
he/she/it will have hiccoughed
we will have hiccoughed
you will have hiccoughed
they will have hiccoughed
Future Continuous
I will be hiccoughing
you will be hiccoughing
he/she/it will be hiccoughing
we will be hiccoughing
you will be hiccoughing
they will be hiccoughing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been hiccoughing
you have been hiccoughing
he/she/it has been hiccoughing
we have been hiccoughing
you have been hiccoughing
they have been hiccoughing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been hiccoughing
you will have been hiccoughing
he/she/it will have been hiccoughing
we will have been hiccoughing
you will have been hiccoughing
they will have been hiccoughing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been hiccoughing
you had been hiccoughing
he/she/it had been hiccoughing
we had been hiccoughing
you had been hiccoughing
they had been hiccoughing
Conditional
I would hiccough
you would hiccough
he/she/it would hiccough
we would hiccough
you would hiccough
they would hiccough
Past Conditional
I would have hiccoughed
you would have hiccoughed
he/she/it would have hiccoughed
we would have hiccoughed
you would have hiccoughed
they would have hiccoughed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hiccough - (usually plural) the state of having reflex spasms of the diaphragm accompanied by a rapid closure of the glottis producing an audible soundhiccough - (usually plural) the state of having reflex spasms of the diaphragm accompanied by a rapid closure of the glottis producing an audible sound; sometimes a symptom of indigestion; "how do you cure the hiccups?"
plural, plural form - the form of a word that is used to denote more than one
symptom - (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
Verb1.hiccough - breathe spasmodically, and make a sound; "When you have to hiccup, drink a glass of cold water"
breathe, take a breath, suspire, respire - draw air into, and expel out of, the lungs; "I can breathe better when the air is clean"; "The patient is respiring"
Translations
حازوقَه، فُواقنوبَة فواق أو حازوقاتيُحَزِّق
hikstahikstakasthiksti
žagasžagoties
mať štikútavkuštikútavka

hiccough

hiccup [ˈhɪkʌp]
A. N
1.hipo m
it gives me hiccoughsme da hipo, me hace hipar
to have hiccoughstener hipo
2. a slight hiccough in the proceedings (fig) → una pequeña dificultad or interrupción en los actos
B. VTdecir hipando
"yes," he hiccoughed-sí -dijo hipando
C. VIhipar

hiccough

, hiccup
nSchluckauf m; (fig inf: = problem) → Problemchen nt (inf); to have the hiccoughsden Schluckauf haben; to give a hiccoughhick machen (inf), → hicksen (dial); without any hiccoughsohne Störungen; the recent sales hiccoughdie jüngsten Verkaufsprobleme
vihicksen (dial); he started hiccoughinger bekam den Schluckauf

hiccough

hiccup [ˈhɪkʌp]
1. nsinghiozzo
to have hiccoughs → avere il singhiozzo

hiccup,

hiccough

(ˈhikap) noun
1. (the sound caused by) a sudden brief stopping of the breath caused by eg eating or drinking too much, too quickly.
2. (in plural) the frequent repetition of this, at intervals of a few seconds. an attack of hiccoughs; I've got the hiccups.
verbpast tense, past participle ˈhiccuped (American also ˈhiccupped) –
to make a hiccup or hiccups.

hiccough

, hiccups
n. hipo, contracción involuntaria del diafragma y la glotis.
References in classic literature ?
he sang, pretending to hiccough after each syllable.
But he wasn't, for the moment his father peeped at him, Demi's eyes opened, his little chin began to quiver, and he put up his arms, saying with a penitent hiccough, "Me's dood, now.
And then he woke again to his detested fate, and found himself sitting, humped together, in a windy combe of quarry refuse - darkness thick about him, thin flakes of snow flying here and there like rags of paper, and the strong shuddering of his body clashing his teeth like a hiccough.
Is this a hiccough along the way or the beginning of a terminal decline?
UN Secretary-General Mr Kofi Annan, who brokered an end to the previous arms stand-off in February, told reporters: "I would hope that when Mr Butler comes back and reports, we will be able to continue our work and that this may be a major hiccough, but a hiccough that we can overcome, I hope.
On the same broader basis, the ending -OUGH, which they describe as the champion with nine soundings, can fairly claim eleven or twelve: BOUGH (ow), DOUGH (o), THROUGH (oo), BOROUGH (uh), HOUGH (hamstring, ock), LOUGH (och), SHOUGH (a breed of dog cited in Macbeth, og), COUGH (off), ROUGH (uff), WOUGH (oof) and HICCOUGH (up).
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This occasional hiccough will not disrupt the heart of the area Dave Pithie, Shard End
Hydration 1-2 L bolus followed by 150-200 mL/h in 24-48 h Morphine Pain 4 mg IV on patient's demand Paracetamol Cephalea 650 mg oral if pain Lorazepam Nausea/vomiting 1 mg IV x 1 OR 1 mg IV c/4 h on demand Clorpromazine Hiccough 25 mg IV on demand Haloperidol 5 mg IV frequency not described Ondansetron 4 mg IV frequency not described Drug Therapeutic response Serum NaCI 0.
August hiccough aside, this campaign has continued that development: Boro have improved by 21 points and eight places this term, launched their first sustained crack at promotion since relegation and finished just short but with a memorable trip to Wembley.
Any untoward incidences like pain or redness at injection site, spontaneous movements, hypertonus, twitching, tremor, flushing and rashes, cough, hiccough laryngospasm, apnoea, nausea and vomiting, bradycardia, hypotension were recorded and tabulated.
He added: "We had a bit of a hiccough in our first game of the season but these things happen.