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Hokum   /hˈoʊkəm/   Listen
Hokum

noun
1.
A message that seems to convey no meaning.  Synonyms: bunk, meaninglessness, nonsense, nonsensicality.






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"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



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