Verboticism: Fakehooky

Fakehooky

Created by: ErWenn

Definition: v., To avoid unwanted interruptions (visits, calls, or emails) by pretending to be unavailable, unreachable or unconscious. n., A person who pretends they are not home in order to avoid talking to someone.

Pronunciation: /ˈfeɪk ˈhʊki/

Sentence: Peering around the apparently empty classroom, the teacher first thought that it was Ditch Day, but soon he realized that the students were just faking hooky.

Etymology: from "play hooky" + "fake"

Points: 374

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