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synonyms for hooky

  • AWOL
  • absenteeism
  • nonappearance
  • nonattendance
  • truancy
  • vacancy
  • French leave
  • truantry
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The Pure favors high speeds in wide-open terrain, with a long turn radius underfoot that yields predictability in weird backcountry snow where too much sidecut gets hooky.
THE BEST NEW SKIS FOR POWDER, GROOMERS, AND THE BACKCOUNTRYJVERSTEEGHOCTOBER 26, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
That hourglass shape delivers the carving sensation on groomers but can make skis hooky and unpredictable in unconsolidated backcountry snow, especially when a crust forms.
LONG-TERM REVIEW: THE BEST SKIS, PERIODHEATHER SCHULTZ AND MARC PERUZZIMARCH 4, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
If any of the major players play hooky, then we all will suffer.
THE CLIMATE CRISIS IS HAPPENING RIGHT NOW. JUST LOOK AT CALIFORNIA’S WEEKEND.BY ELIZABETH WEILSEPTEMBER 9, 2020PROPUBLICA
I think there comes a time, in creative work, for playing hooky.
JANE JOURNEYS ONRUTH COMFORT MITCHELL
Wish I could make up my mind, he said, like a boy in some doubt how he can best put in his time when he plays hooky.
NOTHING BUT THE TRUTHFREDERIC S. ISHAM
His coal-black, glossy hair commanded and obtained her admiration, and she found his hooky nose to be handsome.
THE EUSTACE DIAMONDSANTHONY TROLLOPE
That he naturally despised the articles of such a soulless faith was evident in his constant inclination to play hooky.
THE PLACE OF HONEYMOONSHAROLD MACGRATH
It wasnt the usual playing hooky from school case that the judge was taking up now.
JOAN OF THE JOURNALHELEN DIEHL OLDS
Is seated straddling across one of the tables, on which he is beating time to the band with a hooky stick.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 1, SEPTEMBER 5, 1841VARIOUS
Tom had laughed and rollicked, played hooky from school, disobeyed Isaac's commandments.
THE TURTLES OF TASMANJACK LONDON
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WORDS RELATED TO HOOKY

  • AWOL
  • absent without leave
  • absenteeism
  • hooky
  • secret departure
  • truancy
  • unannounced departure
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.