how to pronounce hokum

hoʊkəm

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meanings of hokum

noun:

  1. (An instance of) excessively contrived, hackneyed, or sentimental material in a film, television programme, theater production, etc.
  2. A film, television programme, theater production, etc., containing excessively contrived, hackneyed, or sentimental material.
  3. A genre of blues song or music, often characterized by sexual innuendos or satire.
  4. (An instance of) meaningless nonsense with an outward appearance of being impressive and legitimate.

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