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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 hok·ey /ˈhoki/

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: effusively or insincerely emotional; "a bathetic novel";
             "maudlin expressons of sympathy"; "mushy
             effusiveness"; "a schmaltzy song"; "sentimental soap
             operas"; "slushy poetry" [syn: bathetic, drippy, maudlin,
              mawkish, mushy, schmaltzy, schmalzy, sentimental,
      2: artificially formal; "that artificial humility that her
         husband hated"; "contrived coyness"; "a stilted letter of
         acknowledgment"; "when people try to correct their speech
         they develop a stilted pronunciation" [syn: artificial,
         contrived, stilted]