Free Translator Free Translator
Translators Dictionaries Courses Other
English Dictionary      examples: 'day', 'get rid of', 'New York Bay'

Hokum   /hˈoʊkəm/   Listen

A message that seems to convey no meaning.  Synonyms: bunk, meaninglessness, nonsense, nonsensicality.

WordNet 3.0 © 2010 Princeton University

Advanced search
     Find words:
Starting with
Ending with
Matching a pattern  

Words linked to  

only single words

Share |

"Hokum" Quotes from Famous Books

... well-being, dear Mrs. Jesser, is due to the fact that I have been communing for the past three months with my very good friend, the Fifth Dalai Lama. A most refreshingly wise person." Senator Gonzales was fond of the Society's crackpot receptionist, and he knew exactly what kind of hokum would please her most. ...
— Psichopath • Gordon Randall Garrett

Words linked to "Hokum" :   buzzword, incoherence, fa la, poppycock, stuff and nonsense, substance, hooey, boloney, stuff, cobblers, absurdness, baloney, crock, rigamarole, gibberish, rigmarole, flummery, unintelligibility, shmegegge, mummery, incoherency, hot air, palaver, meaninglessness, fiddle-faddle, humbug, nonsensicality, jabberwocky, subject matter, rhetoric, message, bosh, twaddle, fal la, empty talk, gibber, nonsense verse, ridiculousness, cant, content, tarradiddle, tosh, taradiddle, bilgewater, empty words, piffle, bunk, absurdity, drool, amphigory, balderdash, schmegegge, tommyrot

Copyright © 2023