Definition of “hokey” - English Dictionary

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“hokey” in British English

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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 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)

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