Meaning of hi cockalorum in English:

hi cockalorum

Pronunciation /ˈhʌɪ ˌkɒkəˈlɔːrəm/

exclamation

  • Used, in a variety of contexts, as an exclamation or refrain.

noun

  • A children's game in which one set of players jumps on to the backs of another set of players, calling out ‘hi cockalorum, jig, jig, jig’.

Origin

Late 18th century (in an earlier sense). Apparently from hey + cockalorum.