- hocus-pocus as a noun:
Verbal misrepresentation intended to take advantage of you in some way.
Roget 517: meaninglessness, unmeaningness etc. adj.†; scrabble. empty sound, dead letter, vox et praeterea nihil [Lat.]; a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing;" sounding brass and a tinkling cymbal. " nonsense, utter nonsense, gibberish; ... show more
Dutch: gesjoemel, hocus-pocus
Polish: cygaństwo, kuglarstwo
Moby thesaurus: abracadabra, artifice, cheat, chicanery, con game, conjuring, deceit, deception, duplicity, flimflam, gibberish, hanky-panky, hoax, humbug, incantation, jiggery-pokery, jugglery, legerdemain, magic, mischief ... show more.
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