Definition of hooey in English:

hooey

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Pronunciation: /ˈhuːi
 
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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.

Origin

1920s (originally US): of unknown origin.

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