Hoke definition

hōk
To treat in a mawkishly sentimental, crudely comic, or artificial way.
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To give an impressive but artificial, false, or deceptive quality to.

Hoked up some phony allegations.

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noun
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(slang) To give a false or artificial quality to.
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Something contrived, artificial.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
hoke
Plural:
hokes

Origin of hoke

  • From hokum

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From hokum

    From Wiktionary