Topic: HUMAN

Date: 1500-1600
Origin: From the sound


1 noun
hic‧cup1 , hiccough [countable]
1 [usually plural]HBH a sudden repeated stopping of the breath, usually caused by eating or drinking too fast
get/have hiccups BrE ; get/have the hiccups American English
Don't drink so fast - you'll get hiccups.
2 a small problem or delay
hiccup in
a hiccup in the negotiations

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