Synonyms for hiccups

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She covered her face with her hands, and her sobs soon passed to hiccups and hysteria.

The grog's not quite out of my head yet; and I find I've got the hiccups.

I got there, however, and waited for the hiccups to subside.

To begin with, he developed a violent attack of hiccups which could not be restrained.

Then Rom suddenly, horribly, uncontrollably, was seized with hiccups.

I paused (as well as my excitement would allow me, for it had brought on the hiccups), and she replied.

Wait a minute, though; there's one thing—you're not troubled with the hiccups, are you, after eating supper?

I staggered out-of-doors again, and fell into the car, whose ever-running machinery masked my yelps and hiccups.

She tenderly stroked his hair until the hiccups subsided, then clawed at his belly again, sending him rolling through the mud.

The breath retained doth heat the interior parts of the body, and the hiccups proceeds from cold.


a bout of hiccupping, by 1723; see hiccup (n.). This often also was called hiccup or the hiccup.