Synonyms of hocus-pocus in English:

hocus-pocus


See definition of hocus-pocus

noun

1‘he is a master of legal hocus-pocus’

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jargon, unintelligible language, obscure language, mumbo jumbo, argle-bargle, gibberish, balderdash, claptrap, nonsense, rubbish, twaddle

informal gobbledegook, double Dutch, hokum, bull, rot, garbage, tripe

North American informal flapdoodle

informal, dated bunkum

2‘the hocus-pocus was just for the show’

SYNONYMS

magic words, magic formula, mumbo jumbo, abracadabra, incantation, chant, invocation, charm