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hocus-pocus

Synonyms of hocus-pocus in English:

noun

  • 1 he is a master of legal hocus-pocus
    jargon, unintelligible language, obscure language, mumbo jumbo, argle-bargle, gibberish, balderdash, claptrap, nonsense, rubbish, twaddle
    informal gobbledegook, double Dutch, hokum, bull, rot, garbage, tripe
    North American informal flapdoodle
    informal, dated bunkum
  • 2 the hocus-pocus was just for the show
    magic words, magic formula, mumbo jumbo, abracadabra, incantation, chant, invocation, charm
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