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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.

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  • v. To give a false or artificial quality to
  • n. Something contrived, artificial.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

From hokum.

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From hokum

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