[ hohk ]
/ hoʊk /
verb (used with object), hoked, hok·ing.
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.
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British Dictionary definitions for hoking
/ (həʊk) /
(tr usually foll by up) to overplay (a part, etc)
Word Origin for hoke
C20: perhaps from hokum
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