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Synonyms for hokey
ˈhoʊ kihokey

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  1. bathetic, drippy, hokey, maudlin, mawkish, kitschy, mushy, schmaltzy, schmalzy, sentimental, soppy, soupy, slushyadjective

    effusively or insincerely emotional

    "a bathetic novel"; "maudlin expressions of sympathy"; "mushy effusiveness"; "a schmaltzy song"; "sentimental soap operas"; "slushy poetry"

    Synonyms:
    drippy, schmaltzy, sodden, sentimental, soppy, maudlin, mushy, stilted, soupy, artificial, mawkish, kitschy, slushy, contrived, drizzly, bathetic, schmalzy

    Antonyms:
    unaffected, unemotional

  2. artificial, contrived, hokey, stiltedadjective

    artificially formal

    "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"

    Synonyms:
    drippy, schmaltzy, sentimental, soppy, maudlin, mushy, stilted, soupy, artificial, mawkish, kitschy, slushy, contrived, unreal, bathetic, schmalzy

    Antonyms:
    unemotional, unaffected

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#5919artificial
#13230unreal
#24701sentimental
#37301contrived
#55867mushy
#66259hokey
#88481maudlin
#92354stilted
#102515soupy
#108633kitschy
#109460sodden
#123144slushy
#132332drizzly
#137192drippy
#177949soppy
#203989mawkish
#230687schmaltzy

How to use hokey in a sentence?

  1. Andrew Freeman:

    I know that kind of sounds hokey in today's day and age, it turns out that the ones with the most loving, supportive, strong social networks... they actually end up with the least amount of cardiovascular disease.


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