Definition of Hiccuping

1. Verb. (present participle of hiccup) ¹



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Definition of Hiccuping

1. hiccup [v] - See also: hiccup

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hiccuping

hic
hic Rhodus, hic salta
hicatee
hicatees
hiccatee
hiccatees
hiccory
hiccough
hiccough nut
hiccoughed
hiccoughing
hiccoughs
hiccup
hiccup nut
hiccuped
hiccuping (current term)
hiccuplike
hiccupped
hiccupping
hiccups
hiccupy
hick
hickey
hickeys
hickie
hickies
hickish
hickock
hickories
hickory

Literary usage of Hiccuping

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1. Hints for the Evidences of Spiritualism by John Delaware Lewis (1872)
"... who, at the alleged time and place, saw John Jones drink twelve tumblers of gin-and-water, and then go tottering and hiccuping along the street, ..."

2. The Percy Anecdotes: Original and Select [by] Sholto and Reuben Percy by Sholto Percy, Reuben Percy (1826)
"... who asked his name, and place of abode ; to which he replied, by referring to a coffee-house, and hiccuping that he was Air. WU-ber-force. ..."

3. A Day by the Fire: And Other Papers, Hitherto Uncollected by Leigh Hunt, Joseph Edward Babson (1870)
"(hiccuping.) No, I ain't. Lane. So eager to say No, merely because other people say ... (hiccuping.) Yes, I can. Lane. No, you can't. Your very Yes is a No. ..."

4. The Universal Songster: Or, Museum of Mirth: Forming the Most Complete (1834)
"(hiccuping.) Here I am, my dear boy. Have you any scents in your pocket ? ... (hiccuping.) 1*11 box any man for five pounds, that casts any reflections on ..."

5. Life in Spain: Past and Present by Walter Thornbury (1859)
"I am, however, afraid of disturbing the temper of El Moro, as I am at his mercy for nearly two days, so I pocket the insult, and go hiccuping on. ..."

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