hiccups

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈhɪkəps/, /ˈhɪkʌps/
  • (US)
    (file)
  • Hyphenation: hic‧cups

Noun[edit]

hiccups

  1. plural of hiccup
    There were several loud hiccups from the back of the room, and the class erupted in laughter.
  2. (usually with the:) The condition of having the spasms of hiccupping.
    He has the hiccups - give him a glass of water.

Translations[edit]

Verb[edit]

hiccups

  1. third-person singular simple present indicative form of hiccup
    He shakes every time he hiccups.