HyperDic: hokum

English > 1 sense of the word hokum:
NOUNcommunicationhokum, nonsense, bunk, nonsensicality, meaninglessnessa message that seems to convey no meaning / meaning
hokum > pronunciation
Soundshhow'kahm
Rhymesabolitionism ... zirconium: 557 rhymes with ahm...
English > hokum: 1 sense > noun 1, communication
MeaningA message that seems to convey no meaning / meaning.
Synonymsnonsense, bunk, nonsensicality, meaninglessness
Narrowerabsurdity, absurdness, ridiculousnessA message whose content is at variance with reason
amphigory, nonsense verseNonsensical writing (usually verse)
balderdash, fiddle-faddle, piffleTrivial nonsense
baloney, boloney, bilgewater, bosh, drool, humbug, taradiddle, tarradiddle, tommyrot, tosh, twaddlepretentious or silly talk or writing
buzzword, cantStock phrases that have become nonsense through endless repetition
cobblersnonsense
crocknonsense
fa la, fal lameaningless syllables in the refrain of a partsong
gibberish, gibberunintelligible talking
incoherence, incoherency, unintelligibilitynonsense that is simply incoherent and unintelligible
jabberwockyNonsensical language (according to Lewis Carroll)
mummery, flummerymeaningless ceremonies and flattery
palaver, hot air, empty words, empty talk, rhetoricLoud and confused and empty talk
rigmarole, rigamaroleA set of confused and meaningless statements
shmegegge, schmegegge(Yiddish) baloney
stuff, stuff and nonsense, hooey, poppycockSenseless talk
Broadermessage, content, subject matter, substanceWhat a communication that is about something is about
Spanishdespropósito, disparate, hokum, nonsense, sinsentido, tontería
Catalanbajanada, despropòsit, disbarat, hokum

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