verb (used with object), hoked, hok·ing.
- hoist by one's own petard,
- hokey cokey,
Origin of hoke
Examples from the Web for hoke
The Crisis still clings to the conviction that a vote for Woodrow Wilson was NOT a vote for Cole Blease or Hoke Smith.
"He's awake," said Cassandra quietly to Hoke, and the two men went to David.The Mountain Girl|Payne Erskine
Mike was sure that if he imitated Hoke, he would be seized in the same way.The Boy Patrol Around the Council Fire|Edward Sylvester Ellis
Private Hoke was ordered to surrender—declared he never would surrender to a Yankee.History of Kershaw's Brigade|D. Augustus Dickert
Word Origin for hoke
often hoke up, 1935, theatrical slang, probably shortened from hokum.