Definition of hokum noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈhəʊkəm//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈhoʊkəm//
    [uncountable] (informal, especially North American English)
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  1. 1a film/movie, play, etc. that is not realistic and has no artistic qualities
  2. 2an idea, argument, etc. that you think is stupid What a bunch of hokum!
  3. Word Originearly 20th cent.: of unknown origin.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: hokum