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Definitions for hocus
ˈhoʊ kəsho·cus

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  1. hocusverb

    To play a trick on; hoax; cheat.

  2. hocusverb

    To stupefy with drugged liquor.

  3. hocusverb

    To adulterate; to drug (liquor).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hocusverb

    to deceive or cheat

  2. Hocusverb

    to adulterate; to drug; as, liquor is said to be hocused for the purpose of stupefying the drinker

  3. Hocusverb

    to stupefy with drugged liquor

  4. Hocusnoun

    one who cheats or deceives

  5. Hocusnoun

    drugged liquor

  6. Etymology: [See Hocus-pocus.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hocus in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hocus in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of hocus in a Sentence

  1. Brian Buck:

    The damn Democrats don't realize that he is just The President. Michael Bitzer is not Michael Bitzer, what was Michael Bitzer supposed to do ? Go into the basement and go hocus pocus and make a damn treatment for it ? No. So they blame Michael Bitzer for it, but Michael Bitzer had no more control over it getting here than I did.

  2. Marketing Delia Wong:

    This is our third year in partnership with Freeform and their ‘31 Nights of Halloween’ movie lineup, so it was only right that we celebrated with not just one but three delicious shake flavors in honor of Disney’s ‘Hocus Pocus,’ each served with limited-edition 31 Nights of Halloween x Hocus Pocus cup and spoon that pairs with each Sanderson Sister, following our launch this weekend, guests have been responding very positively, expressing excitement in-shoppe and even on social media.

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