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Meaning of HOKUM

Pronunciation:  'howkum

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a message that seems to convey no meaning
 

HOKUM is a 5 letter word that starts with H.

 

 Synonyms: meaninglessness, nonsense, nonsensicality
 
 See Also: absurdity, absurdness, amphigory, balderdash, baloney, bilgewater, boloney, bosh, buzzword, cant, cobblers, content, drool, empty talk, empty words, fa la, fal la, fiddle-faddle, flummery, gibber, gibberish, hooey, hot air, humbug, incoherence, incoherency, jabberwocky, message, mummery, nonsense verse, palaver, piffle, poppycock, rhetoric, ridiculousness, rigamarole, rigmarole, stuff, stuff and nonsense, subject matter, substance, taradiddle, tarradiddle, tommyrot, tosh, twaddle, unintelligibility

 

 

Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: acting, balls, baloney, bilge, blague, blah, blah-blah, bop, bosh, buffoonery, bull, bullshit, bunk, bunkum, business, characterization, claptrap, crap, eyewash, flam, flapdoodle, flimflam, gag, gammon, gas, guff, gup, ham, hammy acting, hogwash, hoke, hooey, hot air, humbug, humbuggery, impersonation, jazz, jiggery-pokery, malarkey, mimesis, mimicking, mimicry, miming, moonshine, mummery, overacting, pantomiming, patter, performance, performing, personation, piffle, playacting, playing, poppycock, portrayal, projection, representation, rot, scat, shit, slapstick, stage business, stage directions, stage presence, stunt, taking a role, tommyrot, tripe, wind
 

 

 

 

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