Definition of hiccupy in English:


(also hiccoughy)


  • See hiccup

    • ‘‘I-I-I'm sorry-y,’ she said through a hiccupy breath.’
    • ‘She gave a hiccupy laugh, before denying that anything was wrong.’
    • ‘There were a few hiccupy sounds and then Sophie shot out from behind the door.’
    • ‘She was in the throws of those gaspy hiccupy breaths that come after you've had a big overblown crying session.’
    • ‘Edward strokes the back of my hair, shushes my huge hiccupy sobs, and says, ‘Stop it.’’