Definitions of hiccup:
  • noun:   (usually plural) the state of having reflex spasms of the diaphragm accompanied by a rapid closure of the glottis producing an audible sound; sometimes a symptom of indigestion
    Example: "How do you cure the hiccups?"
  • verb:   breathe spasmodically, and make a sound
    Example: "When you have to hiccup, drink a glass of cold water"

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