noun[mass noun] informal , chiefly North American
Nonsense: the emphasis on family is pretentious hooey
More example sentences
- Everything except the first three paragraphs is total hooey.
- Now, in high school I would have thought this was hooey, for a lot of reasons.
- It was his task to persuade us that the Big Bang was a lot of hooey.
1920s (originally US): of unknown origin.
Definition of hooey in:
- The US English dictionary