HyperDic: hokey

English > 2 senses of the word hokey:
ADJECTIVEallhokey, bathetic, drippy, maudlin, mawkish, kitschy, mushy, schmaltzy, schmalzy, sentimental, sappy, soppy, soupy, slushyeffusively or insincerely emotional
allhokey, artificial, contrived, stiltedartificially formal
hokey > pronunciation
Soundshhow'kiy
Rhymesachy ... yucky: 142 rhymes with kiy...
English > hokey: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningeffusively or insincerely emotional.
Synonymsbathetic, drippy, maudlin, mawkish, kitschy, mushy, schmaltzy, schmalzy, sentimental, sappy, soppy, soupy, slushy
BroaderemotionalOf more than usual emotion
Spanishlloraduelos, llorica, remilgado, sensiblero, sentimentaloide
Catalanllagrimós, sentimental
English > hokey: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaningartificially formal.
Synonymsartificial, contrived, stilted
Broaderaffected, unnaturalspeaking or behaving in an artificial way to make an impression
Spanishafectado, artificial, forzado
Catalanafectat, artificial, forçat

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