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Meaning of HOKUM

Pronunciation:  'howkum

WordNet Dictionary
[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