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  Definition of Hiccup
  1. (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; "how do you cure the hiccups?"
  2. breathe spasmodically, and make a sound; "When you have to hiccup, drink a glass of cold water"
Similar Words: hiccough, singultus

 

Derivational Morphology: hiccough, singultus

 

Language Translations:
Catalan: singlot   Dutch: hik  
Finnish: hikka   French: hoquet  
German: Schluckauf   Italian: singhiozzo  
Portuguese: solu├žo   Spanish: hipo  
Swedish: hicka  
 
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