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    hokey

    hokey - Dictionary definition and meaning for word hokey

    Definition
    (adj) effusively or insincerely emotional
    Example Sentence
    • a bathetic novel
    • maudlin expressions of sympathy
    • mushy effusiveness
    • a schmaltzy song
    • sentimental soap operas
    • slushy poetry
    Definition
    (adj) artificially formal
    Synonyms : artificial , contrived , stilted
    Example Sentence
    • that artificial humility that her husband hated
    • contrived coyness
    • a stilted letter of acknowledgment
    • when people try to correct their speech they develop a stilted pronunciation
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for hokey

sentimental GAME B/W INDIA N PAKISTAN

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