Definition of Hiccupping

1. Verb. (present participle of hiccup) ¹



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Definition of Hiccupping

1. hiccup [v] - See also: hiccup

Lexicographical Neighbors of Hiccupping

hicatees
hiccatee
hiccatees
hiccory
hiccough
hiccough nut
hiccoughed
hiccoughing
hiccoughs
hiccup
hiccup nut
hiccuped
hiccuping
hiccuplike
hiccupped
hiccupping (current term)
hiccups
hiccupy
hick
hickey
hickeys
hickie
hickies
hickish
hickock
hickories
hickory
hickory horned devil
hickory horned devils
hickory nut

Literary usage of Hiccupping

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Physiology of Faith and Fear: Or, The Mind in Health and Disease by William Samuel Sadler (1912)
"hiccupping can frequently be stopped instantly by suddenly speaking to the ... In other cases fear, coupled with other causes, has permitted hiccupping to ..."

2. The Mysteries of the Court of London by George William MacArthur Reynolds (1855)
"I am already tipsy enough," was the response, giren in a hiccupping manner. '• Oh, no!—do try one more glass." " I'm sore you're not so clumsy," said the ..."

3. Vanity Fair: A Novel Without a Hero by William Makepeace Thackeray (1893)
"At a late hour Captain Dobbin put his guest into a hackney coach, in a hiccupping state, and swearing that he would be the kick — the kick — Captain's ..."

4. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1882)
"Ho was very voluble in his liquor, and poured out to us in hiccupping accents tales of his power, and twenty times over told us he was " Sultani ..."

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