hoke(redirected from hokes)
tr.v. hoked, hok·ing, hokes Slang
To give an impressive but artificial, false, or deceptive quality to: hoked up some phony allegations.
(usually foll by: up) to overplay (a part, etc)
[C20: perhaps from hokum]
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.
Past participle: hoked