hokum

Definitions of hokum
  1. noun
    a message that seems to convey no meaning
    synonyms: bunk, meaninglessness, nonsense, nonsensicality
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    absurdity, absurdness, ridiculousness
    a message whose content is at variance with reason
    amphigory, nonsense verse
    nonsensical writing (usually verse)
    balderdash, fiddle-faddle, piffle
    trivial nonsense
    buzzword, cant
    stock phrases that have become nonsense through endless repetition
    cobblers
    nonsense
    crock
    nonsense; foolish talk
    fa la, fal la
    meaningless syllables in the refrain of a partsong
    gibber, gibberish
    unintelligible talking
    incoherence, incoherency, unintelligibility
    nonsense that is simply incoherent and unintelligible
    jabberwocky
    nonsensical language (according to Lewis Carroll)
    flummery, mummery
    meaningless ceremonies and flattery
    empty talk, empty words, hot air, palaver, rhetoric
    loud and confused and empty talk
    rigamarole, rigmarole
    a set of confused and meaningless statements
    schmegegge, shmegegge
    (Yiddish) baloney; hot air; nonsense
    hooey, poppycock, stuff, stuff and nonsense
    senseless talk
    baloney, bilgewater, boloney, bosh, drool, humbug, taradiddle, tarradiddle, tommyrot, tosh, twaddle
    pretentious or silly talk or writing
    word salad
    jumble of incoherent speech as sometimes heard in schizophrenia
    abracadabra
    gibberish and nonsense
    babble, babbling, lallation
    gibberish resembling the sounds of a baby
    blather, blatherskite
    foolish gibberish
    double Dutch
    an incomprehensible talk
    double talk
    deliberately unintelligible gibberish
    gabble, jabber, jabbering
    rapid and indistinct speech
    mumbo jumbo
    language or ritual causing, or intending to cause, confusion
    type of:
    content, message, subject matter, substance
    what a communication that is about something is about
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