To skulk, shun, lurk, be in hiding, elude capture, hide for fear of capture or punishment. Ang makáwat nagahokóthókot, agúd índì madakúp. The thief is hiding, lest he should be caught. Hokóthokóti ang polís, kay kon dílì dákpon ka níla. Hide yourself from the police or you will be caught. (see hupúthúput).