hoaky

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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably influenced by the spelling of "hoax".

Adjective[edit]

hoaky (comparative hoakier, superlative hoakiest)

  1. Alternative spelling of hokey: phony, as if a hoax; noticeably contrived
  2. Alternative spelling of hokey: corny; ridiculously sentimental

Quotations[edit]

  • 1982, Ben Bradlee, The Ambush Murders, page 425:
    "This has got to be the hoakiest thing I ever heard of," Tennant thought at the time.