Definition of hooey in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈhuːi


[mass noun] informal , chiefly North American
  • Nonsense: the emphasis on family is pretentious hooey
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    • 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.

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