hiccup

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hiccup noun
also hiccough /ˈhɪˌkʌp/
plural hiccups also hiccoughs
hiccup
noun
also hiccough /ˈhɪˌkʌp/
plural hiccups also hiccoughs
Learner's definition of HICCUP
[count] : a sound in your throat that is caused by a sudden, uncontrolled movement of muscles in your chest after you have eaten or drunk too much or too quickly
hiccups [plural] : a condition in which you make hiccups repeatedly
[count] informal : a small problem, change, or delay

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also hiccough /ˈhɪˌkʌp/ verb hiccups also hiccoughs; hiccuped also hiccupped or hiccoughed; hiccuping also hiccupping or hiccoughing [no object]
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