Word:

Hooky

Hook´y   Pronunciation: hŎk´ŷ
a.1.Full of hooks; pertaining to hooks.
n.1.A word used only in the expression to play hooky, to be truant, to run away; - used mostly of youths absent from school without a valid reason and without the knowledge of their parents. Also (figuratively and jocosely), to be absent from duty for frivolous reasons.
This talk about boys . . . playing ball, and "hooky," and marbles, was all moonshine.
- F. Hopkinson Smith.
Noun1.hooky - failure to attend (especially school)
Synonyms: truancy
AWOL, French leave, abscondence, absence, absence without leave, absentation, absenteeism, absenting, cut, day off, default, departure, disappearance, escape, excused absence, fleeing, furlough, holiday, leave, leave of absence, leaving, nonappearance, nonattendance, running away, sabbatical leave, sick leave, truancy, truantism, unexcused absence, vacation
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Hooke's law
Hooked
Hookedness
Hooker
Hooker's green
Hooker's onion
Hooker's orchid
Hookey
hooking
Hooklet
hooklike
hooknose
hooks
hookup
hookworm
hookworm disease
-- Hooky --
hooky player
Hool
hooligan
hooliganism
Hoolock
Hoom
Hoonoomaun
Hoop
hoop ash
Hoop iron
Hoop lock
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hoop snake
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