hiccup

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Synonyms for hiccup

Synonyms for hiccup

(usually plural) the state of having reflex spasms of the diaphragm accompanied by a rapid closure of the glottis producing an audible sound

breathe spasmodically, and make a sound

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The abridgment has been made clumsily in places, leading to an unpleasantly hiccupy feeling, but it was a necessary task, since the original was prolix.
My sister is suddenly there, picking up the baby who is hiccupy from all of her crying.
Edward strokes the back of my hair, shushes my huge hiccupy sobs, and says, "Stop it.
Ola and Fannie imagine Elvis's little bump and grind as originally a movement of the circle dance, and his hiccupy singing style as once a war whoop or an Indian love call.
He writes: "After about 10 minutes, the pill kept coming back on Glen, as it tended to do, and he had dry, hiccupy wretches.