Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Hitchcock, Sir Alfred Joseph 1899-1980. British director known for his suspense films, including The 39 Steps (1935), Strangers on a Train (1951), and Psycho (1960).

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  • proper n. A surname.
  • proper n. Alfred Hitchcock, English filmmaker

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A variant of hickock, for hiccup.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. English film director noted for his skill in creating suspense (1899-1980)

Etymologies

From Hitch + -cock as a medieval male diminutive suffix. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • My memory of the HITCHCOCK episode, which I hadn't seen since I originally recorded it off of Nick at Nite where it was much ballyhooed as being shown "uncut," but shown without the famous Hitchcock profile intermission card, was that Steele scarcely appeared in it, but it's actually a prominent supporting role with quite a bit of dialogue.

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  • HITCHCOCK - The Hitchcock school board early Wednesday morning voted to admonish a trustee who gave a sex talk to a group of middle school girls last month.

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  • HITCHCOCK - Hitchcock will celebrate its 50th birthday during Good Ole Days, hosted by the chamber of commerce, today and Saturday at Good Ole Days

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  • HITCHCOCK - Galveston County Sheriff's Office deputies, with the help of Dickinson police and the FBI, raided three Hitchcock game rooms Wednesday night as part of an ongoing crackdown on illegal gambling.

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  • HITCHCOCK - After six years of having to combine his chief responsibilities with patrol duties, Hitchcock Police Chief Glen Manis is going back to being the city's full-time top cop.

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  • HITCHCOCK - The Hitchcock public school district has halted plans to build a new two-story,

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  • HITCHCOCK - No one was hurt in a fire at a house in the 6800 block of West Bayou that the Hitchcock fire chief said started in the garage.

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  • HITCHCOCK - Hitchcock public school district is asking its contractors to improve their practices after a state audit dinged the district for not keeping accurate records of student meals or bus rides for which the district was reimbursed by the state.

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  • HITCHCOCK - As most of Hitchcock was quiet for the Christmas holiday Friday, about all that was open were convenience stores.

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  • HITCHCOCK - Hitchcock public school district has hired a company that specializes in foundation repair to inspect the failing foundation in the front of a Hitchcock school and give the district an estimate on how much it will cost to repair.

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