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Significado de “hiccup” - Diccionario Inglés

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(UK also hiccough) uk   us   /ˈhɪk.ʌp/

hiccup noun (NOISE)

[C usually plural] a ​loudnoise that you make in the ​throat without ​wanting to, ​caused by a ​suddentightening of a ​muscle just below the ​chest and usually ​happeningrepeatedlythe hiccups [plural] a ​series of hiccups: I've got the hiccups. an ​attack of the hiccups

hiccup noun (PROBLEM)

[C] a ​problem that ​delays or ​interrupts something for a while, but does not usually ​causeserious difficulties: We've had one or two slight hiccups, but ​progress has ​generally been ​quitesteady.

hiccupverb [I]

(-p-) (UK also hiccough) uk   us   /ˈhɪk.ʌp/
to make a hiccup: I can't ​stop hiccuping - does anyone ​know a good ​cure?
(Definition of hiccup from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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hiccupnoun [C usually pl]

(also hiccough)  us   /ˈhɪkˌʌp, -əp/
one of a ​series of ​sudden, ​explosivereleases of ​air from the ​throat, which are ​difficult to ​control but usually ​stop after a ​shorttime: I’ve got the hiccups.
verb [I] (-p-, -pp-) (also hiccough)  us   /ˈhɪkˌʌp, -əp/
She couldn’t ​stop hiccuping.
(Definition of hiccup from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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