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"hokey" in British English

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hokeyadjective

uk   /ˈhəʊ.ki/  us   /ˈhoʊ-/ US informal
too ​emotional or ​artificial and ​thereforedifficult to ​believe: The ​ending of the ​movie was ​awfully hokey.
(Definition of hokey from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"hokey" in American English

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hokeyadjective

 us   /ˈhoʊ·ki/ infml
too ​emotional or ​artificial to be ​believed: The ​ending of the ​movie was hokey, but ​otherwise it was OK.
(Definition of hokey from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “hokey”
in Chinese (Simplified) 做作的,虚伪的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 做作的,虛偽的…
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