bathetic, drippy, hokey, maudlin, mawkish, kitschy, mushy, schmaltzy, schmalzy, sentimental, soppy, soupy, slushy(adj)
effusively or insincerely emotional
"a bathetic novel"; "maudlin expressions of sympathy"; "mushy effusiveness"; "a schmaltzy song"; "sentimental soap operas"; "slushy poetry"
artificial, contrived, hokey, stilted(adj)
"that artificial humility that her husband hated"; "contrived coyness"; "a stilted letter of acknowledgment"; "when people try to correct their speech they develop a stilted pronunciation"
phony, as if a hoax; noticeably contrived; of obviously flimsy credibility or quality
corny; overly or unbelievably sentimental
Origin: From the verb hoke, from hokum.
The numerical value of hokey in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of hokey in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
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