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Definition of "hooey" [hooey]

  • Slang Nonsense: "the romantic hooey that always sold women's cosmetics” ( Jerry Adler). (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "hooey" in a sentence
  • "Grab a hankie, because the stench of hooey is going to get very strong, very fast."
  • "It's just more hooey from the nattering nabobs of negativity."
  • "Maybe I don’t get out enough, but all of that end times hooey is far removed from any point that I was trying to make."