Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine
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Word of the Day 11/28/16 Hoke

Hoke (verb, noun)
hoke [hohk]


verb (used with object), hoked, hoking.
1. to alter or manipulate so as to give a deceptively or superficially improved quality or value (usually followed by up): a political speech hoked up with phony statistics.

noun
2. hokum.

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Origin: 1930-35; back formation from hokey or hocum

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