adjective, hok·i·er, hok·i·est.
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OTHER WORDS FROM hokeyhok·ey·ness, hok·i·ness, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for hokey
There’s a hokey down-home humor of Cal sputtering at his horse, and his hapless deputy.‘Raft of Stars’ takes a cue from Hemingway, then puts a less macho spin on the adventure tale|Mark Athitakis|April 8, 2021|Washington Post
There are all sorts of hokey things that allow people to use their PR budgets to buy virtue but aren’t really having the impact.Bill Gates: Rich nations should shift entirely to synthetic beef|James Temple|February 15, 2021|MIT Technology Review
More hokey than the inspired objects recalled by the curators: A frumpy teddy bear.
But could something quite sensible lie behind this hokey-sounding separation cleanse?
By now, everyone knows how to do the Republican presidential hokey pokey: You put your right foot in.
There was the lifeless and hokey Management ($934,000 box office) and Love Happens ($22 million).Jennifer Aniston’s New Movie Sucks. What’s She Doing Wrong?|Kevin Fallon|August 7, 2013|DAILY BEAST
She jumped up and down and did the hokey pokey and shouted to the rooftops from it.Elisabeth Hasselbeck’s Tearful Last ‘The View,’ and Why We’ll Miss Her|Kevin Fallon|July 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Here is the poorer Italian colony; organ-grinders, ice-cream-barrow-men, "hokey-pokey" sellers, and their like.Highways and Byways in London|Mrs. E. T. Cook.
They both laughed, feeling like mischievous children who had played a successful trick on the hokey-pokey man.The Lion and The Mouse|Charles Klein
Hokey Pokey stepped lightly forward, and dropped the round loaf down the great red throat.The Pig Brother and Other Fables and Stories|Laura E. Richards
"Hokey, dokey," said Ishie and crawled out of the narrow aperture with the agility of a monkey.Where I Wasn't Going|Walt Richmond
He had scarcely opened the door when he started back in surprise, exclaiming: "By hokey, if there isn't a basket on the steps!"Jack's Ward|Horatio Alger, Jr.