Definitions for hocus-pocusˈhoʊ kəsˈpoʊ kəs
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word hocus-pocus
trickery, hocus-pocus, slickness, hanky panky, jiggery-pokery, skulduggery, skullduggery(noun)
verbal misrepresentation intended to take advantage of you in some way
Obfuscating talk or elaborate but meaningless activity intended to hide a deception or to obscure what is actually happening; verbal misrepresentation intended to take advantage of you in some way.
Origin: [Prob. invented by jugglers in imitation of Latin. Cf. Hoax, Hocus.]
A specific act of trickery or nonsense.
What kind of hocus-pocus is this?
A phrase used as a magical incantation to bring about some change.
Translations for hocus-pocus
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
Get even more translations for hocus-pocus »
Find a translation for the hocus-pocus definition in other languages:
Select another language: