Definition of hokey adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈhəʊki//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhoʊki//
(North American English, informal)
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expressing emotions in a way that seems exaggerated or silly They made us all sing some hokey song at the party. Word Origin1940s: from hokum + -y.
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