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ˈhoʊ kiHokey

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bathetic, drippy, hokey, maudlin, mawkish, kitschy, mushy, schmaltzy, schmalzy, sentimental, soppy, soupy, slushyadjective

    effusively or insincerely emotional

    "a bathetic novel"; "maudlin expressions of sympathy"; "mushy effusiveness"; "a schmaltzy song"; "sentimental soap operas"; "slushy poetry"

  2. artificial, contrived, hokey, stiltedadjective

    artificially formal

    "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"

Wiktionary

  1. hokeyadjective

    phony, as if a hoax; noticeably contrived; of obviously flimsy credibility or quality

    Etymology: From the verb hoke, from hokum.

  2. hokeyadjective

    corny; overly or unbelievably sentimental

    Etymology: From the verb hoke, from hokum.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Hokey in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Hokey in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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