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Definition of hoick verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

hoick

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//hɔɪk//
 
; NAmE NAmE//hɔɪk//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they hoick
BrE BrE//hɔɪk//
 
; NAmE NAmE//hɔɪk//
 
he / she / it hoicks
BrE BrE//hɔɪks//
 
; NAmE NAmE//hɔɪks//
 
past simple hoicked
BrE BrE//hɔɪkt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//hɔɪkt//
 
past participle hoicked
BrE BrE//hɔɪkt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//hɔɪkt//
 
-ing form hoicking
BrE BrE//ˈhɔɪkɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhɔɪkɪŋ//
 
 
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hoick something (+ adv./prep.) (informal) to lift or pull something in a particular direction, especially with a quick sudden movement synonym jerk Word Origin late 19th cent.: perhaps a variant of hike.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: hoick