Definition of hooey in English:

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hooey

Pronunciation: /ˈho͞oē/

noun

informal, chiefly North American
Nonsense: your interest is just a lot of hooey and I know it
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.

Origin

1920s (originally US): of unknown origin.

Words that rhyme with hooey

bluey, chewy, chop suey, cooee, Dewey, dewy, Drambuie, feng shui, gluey, gooey, Hughie, Louie, Louis, phooey, rouille, screwy, Wanganui

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Syllabification: hoo·ey

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