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hokum

ho·kum

hokum

 
pronunciation:
ho km
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: (informal) nonsense or absurdity; bunk or claptrap.
similar words:
bunk, claptrap, humbug, stuff
definition 2: in a dramatic or written work, crude, trite, or mawkish material intended to arouse an emotional response from the audience or reader.
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