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hokey-cokey

Saltos de línea: hokey-cokey
Pronunciación: /həʊkɪˈkəʊki
 
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Definición de hokey-cokey en inglés:

sustantivo

A communal dance performed in a circle with synchronized shaking of the limbs in turn, accompanied by a simple song.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Dwell on the red circle formed by the Arsenal players, which began with a show of unity and descended into an impromptu hokey-cokey.
  • Seeing our Japanese hosts do the hokey-cokey was a sight to behold.
  • After forcing us to sing a Neil Diamond medley, he tops the show by prodding the audience into doing the hokey-cokey while spraying us with champagne.

Origen

1940s: perhaps from hocus-pocus.

Palabras que riman con hokey-cokey

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

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