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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: hocus-pocus (0.01117 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to hocus-pocus.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: hocus-pocus hocus-pocus n : verbal misrepresentation intended to take advantage of you in some way [syn: trickery, slickness, hanky panky, jiggery-pokery, skulduggery, skullduggery] [also: hocus-pocussing, hocus-pocussed]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Hocus-pocus Hocus-pocus \Ho“cus-po”cus\, n. [Prob. invented by jugglers in imitation of Latin. Cf. Hoax, Hocus.] 1. A term used by magicians or conjurers in pretended incantations. [1913 Webster] 2. A juggler or trickster. [Archaic] --Sir T. Herbert. [1913 Webster] 3. A magician's trick; a cheat; nonsense. --Hudibras. [1913 Webster] 4. Obfuscating talk or elaborate but meaningless activity intended to hide a deception or to obscure what is actually happening; verbal misrepresentation intended to take advantage of you in some way. Syn: trickery, slickness, hanky panky, jiggery-pokery, skulduggery, skullduggery. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC] Hocus-pocus \Ho“cus-po”cus\, v. t. To cheat. [Colloq.] --L'Estrange. [1913 Webster]

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