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synonyms for hooey

  • absurdity
  • babble
  • balderdash
  • baloney
  • bananas
  • blather
  • bombast
  • bull
  • bunk
  • bunkum
  • claptrap
  • drivel
  • fatuity
  • flightiness
  • folly
  • foolishness
  • fun
  • garbage
  • gibberish
  • giddiness
  • hogwash
  • idiocy
  • imprudence
  • inanity
  • irrationality
  • hot air
  • ja
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antonyms for hooey

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  • sense
  • seriousness
  • truth
  • wisdom
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How to use hooey in a sentence

The truth could use more friends in 21st-century America, where a great many citizens have embraced large quantities of hooey — palpable nonsense, especially of the kind promoted by our recently departed president.
FAITH THAT THE TRUTH CAN STILL DEFEAT MISINFORMATIONROBERT G. KAISERJULY 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Mabray dismisses as “hooey” the algorithms sites use to suggest wines based on how bitter you like your coffee.
BUYING WINE ONLINE IS ANOTHER PANDEMIC-ERA SHIFT THAT’S POISED TO STICK AROUNDDAVE MCINTYREMAY 14, 2021WASHINGTON POST
There’s a lot of “The Emperor’s New Clothes” in wine, and heavy, imposing bottles meant to make the wine look like it tastes better are a big part of the hooey.
GO ‘GREEN’ WITH YOUR WINE: CHOOSE CANS OR BOXES, DRINK LOCAL AND CONSIDER FARMING PRACTICESDAVE MCINTYREAPRIL 23, 2021WASHINGTON POST
"A bunch of hooey," she snapped in reply, scowled at Boswellister and jerked her child complainingly down the street behind her.
THE GLORY OF IPPLINGHELEN M. URBAN
Picking up a short piece of broken tree limb she went round the cow, crying "Hooey-hooey!"
THE NIGHTRIDER'S FEUDWALTER C. MCCONNELL
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO HOOEY

  • bunk
  • fudge
  • hogwash
  • hokum
  • hooey
  • malarkey
  • nonsense
  • poppycock
  • pulp
  • rubbish
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.