hooey


hoo·ey

noun \ˈhü-ē\

: foolish talk or writing

Full Definition of HOOEY

:  nonsense

Examples of HOOEY

  1. Don't waste your money on that book—it's a lot of hooey.
  2. <stories about the inn being haunted are just a lot of hooey>

Origin of HOOEY

origin unknown
First Known Use: 1912

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