Definitions for "hiccup"
involuntary spasm of the diaphragm, followed quickly by shutting of the glottis, resulting in a sharp, sudden intake of breath.
(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; "how do you cure the hiccups?"
breathe spasmodically, and make a sound; "When you have to hiccup, drink a glass of cold water"
A racquetball technique error, where a player goes from a semi-crouched position to an erect position to return a serve and thus, ruins their consistency and usually results in a skip or horrible shot.
Keywords:  uncomfortable, surprise
an uncomfortable surprise
Keywords:  redone, flub, slang, something
(slang) Something that has to be redone, a flub.
Keywords:  myoclonus, example, type
an example of this type of myoclonus
Keywords:  dip, brief, market
A brief market dip.
a protective mechanism preventing the person from choking on food or drink