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hoik

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

hoik (plural hoiks)

  1. (cricket) a wild hook shot played without style
  2. (New Zealand) spittle.

VerbEdit

hoik (third-person singular simple present hoiks, present participle hoiking, simple past and past participle hoiked)

  1. To play such a shot.
  2. To lift something up wildly.
  3. To throw something out.
    • 1960, P. G. Wodehouse, Jeeves in the Offing, chapter VIII:
      “What are your plans now?” “I propose to hoik you out of that chair and seat myself in it and take that book, the early chapters of which I found most gripping, and start catching up with my reading and try to forget.”
  4. (New Zealand) to spit.