Definición de hokey-pokey en inglés:

hokey-pokey

Silabificación: ho·key-po·key

sustantivo

informal
  • 1 (the hokey-pokey) US A circle dance with a synchronized shaking of the limbs in turn, accompanied by a simple song.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • I'm the typical American white guy, so watching me dance is like seeing the Pillsbury Doughboy doing the hokey-pokey.
    • We learn the hokey pokey when we're kids and as we become adults, we learn the latest crazes.
    • Try dancing with your children. Do the Hokey Pokey, the bunny hop and such.
  • 2US Hocus-pocus; trickery.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • There was something kind of psychic about him, almost supernatural, and it was no surprise when I found out he was into that hokey-pokey and read a lot about magic and mysticism.
  • 3 dated Ice cream sold on the street, especially by Italian street vendors.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Interestingly, in late - 19 th-century Britain, hokey-pokey men were Italian street vendors selling ice-cream wrapped in waxed paper.
    • They sell hokey-pokey, either plain or covered in chocolate.

Origen

late 19th century: of unknown origin.

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