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English verb: play hooky

1. play hooky (stative) play truant from work or school

SamplesThe boy often plays hooky.

Synonymsbunk off

Pattern of useSomebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)cut, skip

Domain usageargot, cant, jargon, lingo, patois, slang, vernacular

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