hokeypokey

noun
ho·​key·​po·​key | \ ˌhō-kē-ˈpō-kē How to pronounce hokeypokey (audio) \

Definition of hokeypokey

2 : ice cream sold by street vendors

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Examples of hokeypokey in a Sentence

every year the legislature has to go through the same hokeypokey before it balances the state budget

First Known Use of hokeypokey

circa 1878, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of hokeypokey was circa 1878

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