hiccough

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈhɪkəp/, /ˈhɪkʌp/
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NounEdit

hiccough (plural hiccoughs)

  1. Alternative spelling of hiccup.

VerbEdit

hiccough (third-person singular simple present hiccoughs, present participle hiccoughing, simple past and past participle hiccoughed)

  1. (dated) Alternative spelling of hiccup.

Alternative formsEdit

Usage notesEdit

hiccough is a later spelling, and an example of folk etymology.

Last modified on 28 March 2014, at 14:24