/hoyks, huyks/, interj. Rare.

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  • hoicks — hɔɪks interj. yoicks, hunting shout used to urge hound hunting dogs to move faster after a fox hɔɪk n. yank, strong tug, strong sudden pull; shout used in hunting to encourage hound dogs to move faster v. pull or move with a sudden jerking… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hoicks — [hɔɪks] exclamation variant of yoicks …   English new terms dictionary

  • hoicks — /hɔɪks/ (say hoyks) interjection (a cry used to incite hounds in hunting.) Also, yoicks. {17th century; origin unknown} …  

  • hoicks — var. of YOICKS …   Useful english dictionary

  • hoick — UK [hɔɪk] / US verb [transitive] Word forms hoick : present tense I/you/we/they hoick he/she/it hoicks present participle hoicking past tense hoicked past participle hoicked British informal 1) to pull something with a sudden quick movement 2) to …   English dictionary

  • yoicks — /jɔɪks/ (say yoyks) interjection (a cry used to urge on the hounds in fox hunting.) {variant of hoicks} …  

  • yoicks — int. (also hoicks) a cry used by fox hunters to urge on the hounds. Etymology: orig. unkn.: cf. hyke call to hounds, HEY(1) …   Useful english dictionary

  • hik´er — hike «hyk», verb, hiked, hik|ing, noun. –v.i. 1. to take a long walk; tramp or march: »At first all of us city boys hiked on very sore feet. 2. Informal. to draw or pull (up): »Her tight skirt hikes up when she sits down. –v.t. 1. Info …   Useful english dictionary

  • hoika — see hoicks …   Useful english dictionary

  • hoix — var. spelling of hoicks …   Useful english dictionary

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