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hoke

 (hōk)
tr.v. hoked, hok·ing, hokes Slang
To give an impressive but artificial, false, or deceptive quality to: hoked up some phony allegations.

[From hokum.]

hoke

(həʊk)
vb
(usually foll by: up) to overplay (a part, etc)
[C20: perhaps from hokum]

hoke

(hoʊk)

v.t. hoked, hok•ing.
to alter or manipulate so as to give a deceptively or superficially improved quality (usu. fol. by up): a speech hoked up with statistics.
[1930–35; back formation from hokey or hokum]

hoke


Past participle: hoked
Gerund: hoking

Imperative
hoke
hoke
Present
I hoke
you hoke
he/she/it hokes
we hoke
you hoke
they hoke
Preterite
I hoked
you hoked
he/she/it hoked
we hoked
you hoked
they hoked
Present Continuous
I am hoking
you are hoking
he/she/it is hoking
we are hoking
you are hoking
they are hoking
Present Perfect
I have hoked
you have hoked
he/she/it has hoked
we have hoked
you have hoked
they have hoked
Past Continuous
I was hoking
you were hoking
he/she/it was hoking
we were hoking
you were hoking
they were hoking
Past Perfect
I had hoked
you had hoked
he/she/it had hoked
we had hoked
you had hoked
they had hoked
Future
I will hoke
you will hoke
he/she/it will hoke
we will hoke
you will hoke
they will hoke
Future Perfect
I will have hoked
you will have hoked
he/she/it will have hoked
we will have hoked
you will have hoked
they will have hoked
Future Continuous
I will be hoking
you will be hoking
he/she/it will be hoking
we will be hoking
you will be hoking
they will be hoking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been hoking
you have been hoking
he/she/it has been hoking
we have been hoking
you have been hoking
they have been hoking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been hoking
you will have been hoking
he/she/it will have been hoking
we will have been hoking
you will have been hoking
they will have been hoking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been hoking
you had been hoking
he/she/it had been hoking
we had been hoking
you had been hoking
they had been hoking
Conditional
I would hoke
you would hoke
he/she/it would hoke
we would hoke
you would hoke
they would hoke
Past Conditional
I would have hoked
you would have hoked
he/she/it would have hoked
we would have hoked
you would have hoked
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The narrator is one Russell Hokes, an extremely bad writer who came to Wigfield to experience small-town life.
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