Definition of hoki in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈhəʊki/


An edible marine fish related to the hakes, found off the southern coasts of New Zealand.
  • Macruronus novaezeelandiae, family Macruronidae.
Example sentences
  • Pollack, coley and hoki (from MSC-accredited fishery) are alternatives.
  • Birdseye is replacing some of its traditional cod fish fingers with a new, more readily available white fish found off the coast of New Zealand called hoki.
  • 500g white fish (ideally something like terakihi, but cheaper fish such as hoki or warehou will be ok), cut into 4 serves


Late 19th century: from Maori.

Words that rhyme with hoki

chokey, croaky, folkie, folky, hokey, hokey-cokey, jokey, karaoke, Loki, okey-dokey, Okie, pokey, poky, smoky, trochee

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