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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.
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hokeyadjective

uk   /ˈhəʊ.ki/  us   /ˈhoʊ.ki/ US informal
too emotional or artificial and therefore difficult to believe: The ending of the movie was awfully hokey.
(Definition of hokey from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) 做作的,虚伪的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 做作的,虛偽的…
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