from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. Slang To give an impressive but artificial, false, or deceptive quality to: hoked up some phony allegations.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To give a false or artificial quality to
- n. Something contrived, artificial.
From hokum.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From hokum (Wiktionary)