Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of hiccup.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Stevie Smith employs off-kilter rhythm to echo the hiccuping "logic" of "The Murderer": "She was not like other girls—rather diffident, / And that is how we had an accident."

    The ABCBs Of Murder

  • "Try thinking about something else, like horses," is advice people give you when you are hiccuping.

    Jennifer Mee -- from hiccups to murder?

  • You can try praying for divine assistance, but if you're hiccuping while doing it, it sounds a lot less convincing.

    Jennifer Mee -- from hiccups to murder?

  • The more hiccuping you do, the more likely it is that you will draw media attention to yourself, or that an episode of Law and Order: SVU will be based on your life

    Jennifer Mee -- from hiccups to murder?

  • You have to dig around in the predictable constellations of hiccuping beats, tremulous chords and spooked wisps of vocal to uncover rewarding efforts, such as Modeselektor's thrill-powered techno enhancement of Morning Mr Magpie or Altrice's six-minute meltdown dare we say megamix? of the whole album.

    Radiohead: TKOL RMX 1234567 – review

  • A teen who became famous for hiccuping uncontrollably was charged with murder.

    What's News: World-Wide

  • She was standing at the back corner of the house, weeping and hiccuping, shaking uncontrollably, unable to deal with what she had witnessed.

    The Glass Rainbow

  • Despite its grand name, the closest this scruffy multitiered tourist vessel came to the stars or the state was a hiccuping karaoke machine filled with patriotic songs about the Yangtze.

    When a Billion Chinese Jump

  • He shifted the bundle of blankets and looked down at the baby, whose hiccuping sobs were quiet but constant.

    THE RIVER KINGS’ ROAD

  • “And for that I lost my shoes?” she demanded, sitting up and glaring at Jenny, who was hiccuping weakly.

    THE FORBIDDEN GAME

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