[hoh-kuh m] /ˈhoʊ kəm/
out-and-out nonsense; bunkum.
elements of low comedy introduced into a play, novel, etc., for the laughs they may bring.
sentimental matter of an elementary or stereotyped kind introduced into a play or the like.
false or irrelevant material introduced into a speech, essay, etc., in order to arouse interest, excitement, or amusement.
obvious or hackneyed material of a sentimental nature in a play, film, etc
1917, theater slang, “melodramatic, exaggerated acting,” probably formed on model of bunkum (see bunk (2)), and perhaps influenced by or based on hocus-pocus.
[1917+; origin unknown; perhaps a blend of hocus-pocus and bunkum]
noun Any narcotic (1930+ Narcotics)
[hoh-kuh-sahy, hoh-kuh-sahy; Japanese haw-koo-sahy] /ˈhoʊ kəˌsaɪ, ˌhoʊ kəˈsaɪ; Japanese ˈhɔ kʊˈsaɪ/ noun 1. Katsushika [kah-tsoo-shee-kah] /ˈkɑ tsʊˈʃi kɑ/ (Show IPA), 1760–1849, Japanese painter and illustrator. /ˈhəʊkʊˌsaɪ; ˌhəʊkʊˈsaɪ/ noun 1. Katsushika (ˌkætsuːˈʃiːkə). 1760–1849, Japanese artist, noted for the draughtsmanship of his colour wood-block prints, which influenced the impressionists
[holz] /hɒlz/ plural noun 1. Sometimes, hol. British Informal. (def 5). 1. variant of before a vowel: holiatry. combining form 1. a variant of holo- /hɒlz/ plural noun 1. (Brit, school slang) holidays hol- pref. Variant of holo-. Higher Order Logic. A proof-generating system for higher order logic based on LCF. Implementations include HOL-88 and […]
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