[hoh-kyahng; Chinese huh-gyahng] /ˈhoʊˈkyɑŋ; Chinese ˈhʌˈgyɑŋ/
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adjective corny and contrived, fake and melodramatic, insincerely emotional; also written hokey noun an emasculated turkey Usage Note slang
[hohk] /hoʊk/ verb (used with object), hoked, hoking. 1. to alter or manipulate so as to give a deceptively or superficially improved quality or value (usually followed by up): a political speech hoked up with phony statistics. noun 2. . /həʊk/ verb 1. (transitive) usually foll by up. to overplay (a part, etc) often hoke […]
[hoh-kin-suh n] /ˈhoʊ kɪn sən/ noun 1. Helen, c1900–49, U.S. cartoonist.
[hawk-kahy-daw; English ho-kahy-doh] /ˈhɔk kaɪˈdɔ; English hɒˈkaɪ doʊ/ noun 1. a large island in N Japan. 30,303 sq. mi. (78,485 sq. km). /hɒˈkaɪdəʊ/ noun 1. the second largest and northernmost of the four main islands of Japan, separated from Honshu by the Tsugaru Strait and from the island of Sakhalin, Russia, by La Pérouse Strait: […]