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noun [countable] American English pronunciation: hiccup /ˈhɪˌkʌp/ 
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singularhiccup
pluralhiccups
singularhiccough
pluralhiccoughs

or hiccough American English pronunciation: hiccough

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  1. 2
    informal a small problem or a problem that causes a short delay

    We have had a few hiccups with the power supply.

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