hokeypokey

noun ho·key·po·key \ ˌhō-kē-ˈpō-kē \

Definition of hokeypokey

1 : hocus-pocus 2
2 : ice cream sold by street vendors

Examples of hokeypokey in a Sentence

  1. 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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