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  • interj. An approximation to the sound of a hiccup, used e.g. to indicate drunkenness.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A syllable used to express the sound of a hiccup, particularly in representing the speech of a drunken person as interrupted by this sound.
  • To hiccup.
  • n. A hiccup.

Etymologies

onomatopoeia (Wiktionary)

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