hiccup

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈhɪkʌp/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈhɪkʌp, -əp/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(hikup, -əp)


Inflections of 'hiccup' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
hiccups
v 3rd person singular
hiccoughs
v 3rd person singular
hiccuping
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
hiccupping
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
hiccoughing
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
hiccupped
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
hiccoughed
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
hiccuped
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
hiccupped
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
hiccoughed
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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hiccup

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. have the hiccups
  2. gave me the hiccups
  3. can't get rid of these hiccups
  4. to get rid of the hiccups
  5. nothing stopped the hiccups
  6. she got (a bout of) hiccups
  7. my hiccups won't go away
  8. [tips, advice] for curing hiccups
  9. was a hiccup in the plan
  10. experienced a slight hiccup
  11. [a minor, a major, an unexpected] hiccup
  12. [some, a few] hiccups along the way
v
  1. did you (just) hiccup?
  2. can't stop hiccupping
  3. started hiccupping during [her speech, the test, class]
  4. hiccupped [silently, loudly]
  5. heard someone hiccup
  6. hiccupped from [laughing, crying]
  7. hiccupped all [day, night]
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