Definitions of hokum

n a message that seems to convey no meaning

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
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
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
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
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content, message, subject matter, substance
what a communication that is about something is about

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