hiccupped hiccupped

Definition(s):

  1. (n) (usually plural) the state of having reflex spasms of the diaphragm accompanied by a rapid closure of the glottis producing an audible sound; sometimes a symptom of indigestion
  2. (v) breathe spasmodically, and make a sound

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The screen rarely hiccupped and, though the black and red levels could be richer, the picture itself is passable.
  2. Ley hiccupped and belched, shouted, muttered, got his sentences mixed up.
  3. Some were drunk and some reeled from weariness, some sobbed and some hiccupped.

News

  • Man Still Hiccupping after 14 Months!

    This is Daniel Clavin, and he’s had the hiccups for the last 14 months!! He says the morning after he woke up from a bachelor party last July, he hiccupped, and he’s been doing that about every seven seconds since. …
    on September 7, 2013     Source: Nightcap TV

Quotes

  • "Josh has a little twinge in his hamstring, you saw when he caught that ball in center field (from Wright in the sixth)," Mackanin said. "He caught it and hiccupped a little bit. I wanted to take precautions, give him today and take (today)...
    on Sep 6, 2007 By: Pete Mackanin Source: Cincinnati Post

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