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Meaning of "hocus-pocussed" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF HOCUS-POCUSSED

hocus-pocussed  [ˌhəʊkəsˈpəʊkəst] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF HOCUS-POCUSSED

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Hocus-Pocussed is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb hocus-pocussed in English.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO HOCUS-POCUSSED

PRESENT

Present
I hocus-pocussed
you hocus-pocussed
he/she/it hocus-pocusseds
we hocus-pocussed
you hocus-pocussed
they hocus-pocussed
Present continuous
I am hocus-pocusseding
you are hocus-pocusseding
he/she/it is hocus-pocusseding
we are hocus-pocusseding
you are hocus-pocusseding
they are hocus-pocusseding
Present perfect
I have hocus-pocusseded
you have hocus-pocusseded
he/she/it has hocus-pocusseded
we have hocus-pocusseded
you have hocus-pocusseded
they have hocus-pocusseded
Present perfect continuous
I have been hocus-pocusseding
you have been hocus-pocusseding
he/she/it has been hocus-pocusseding
we have been hocus-pocusseding
you have been hocus-pocusseding
they have been hocus-pocusseding
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I hocus-pocusseded
you hocus-pocusseded
he/she/it hocus-pocusseded
we hocus-pocusseded
you hocus-pocusseded
they hocus-pocusseded
Past continuous
I was hocus-pocusseding
you were hocus-pocusseding
he/she/it was hocus-pocusseding
we were hocus-pocusseding
you were hocus-pocusseding
they were hocus-pocusseding
Past perfect
I had hocus-pocusseded
you had hocus-pocusseded
he/she/it had hocus-pocusseded
we had hocus-pocusseded
you had hocus-pocusseded
they had hocus-pocusseded
Past perfect continuous
I had been hocus-pocusseding
you had been hocus-pocusseding
he/she/it had been hocus-pocusseding
we had been hocus-pocusseding
you had been hocus-pocusseding
they had been hocus-pocusseding
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will hocus-pocussed
you will hocus-pocussed
he/she/it will hocus-pocussed
we will hocus-pocussed
you will hocus-pocussed
they will hocus-pocussed
Future continuous
I will be hocus-pocusseding
you will be hocus-pocusseding
he/she/it will be hocus-pocusseding
we will be hocus-pocusseding
you will be hocus-pocusseding
they will be hocus-pocusseding
Future perfect
I will have hocus-pocusseded
you will have hocus-pocusseded
he/she/it will have hocus-pocusseded
we will have hocus-pocusseded
you will have hocus-pocusseded
they will have hocus-pocusseded
Future perfect continuous
I will have been hocus-pocusseding
you will have been hocus-pocusseding
he/she/it will have been hocus-pocusseding
we will have been hocus-pocusseding
you will have been hocus-pocusseding
they will have been hocus-pocusseding
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would hocus-pocussed
you would hocus-pocussed
he/she/it would hocus-pocussed
we would hocus-pocussed
you would hocus-pocussed
they would hocus-pocussed
Conditional continuous
I would be hocus-pocusseding
you would be hocus-pocusseding
he/she/it would be hocus-pocusseding
we would be hocus-pocusseding
you would be hocus-pocusseding
they would be hocus-pocusseding
Conditional perfect
I would have hocus-pocussed
you would have hocus-pocussed
he/she/it would have hocus-pocussed
we would have hocus-pocussed
you would have hocus-pocussed
they would have hocus-pocussed
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been hocus-pocusseding
you would have been hocus-pocusseding
he/she/it would have been hocus-pocusseding
we would have been hocus-pocusseding
you would have been hocus-pocusseding
they would have been hocus-pocusseding
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you hocus-pocussed
we let´s hocus-pocussed
you hocus-pocussed
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to hocus-pocussed
Past participle
hocus-pocusseded
Present Participle
hocus-pocusseding
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH HOCUS-POCUSSED


ballast
ˈbæləst
Bathurst
ˈbæθəst
biased
ˈbaɪəst
breakfast
ˈbrɛkfəst
compast
ˈkʌmpəst
embarrassed
ɪmˈbærəst
focused
ˈfəʊkəst
fucused
ˈfjuːkəst
harassed
ˈhærəst
high-interest
ˌhaɪˈɪntrəst
locust
ˈləʊkəst
overfocussed
ˌəʊvəˈfəʊkəst
provost
ˈprɒvəst
soonest
ˈsuːnəst
steadfast
ˈstɛdfəst
terraced
ˈtɛrəst
unbiased
ʌnˈbaɪəst
unfocused
ʌnˈfəʊkəst
unfocussed
ʌnˈfəʊkəst
verst
vɛəst

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE HOCUS-POCUSSED

hochmagandy
hock
hockey
hockey mom
hockey player
hockey stick
hockle
hockling
Hockney
hockshop
Hocktide
hocus
hocus-pocus
hocus-pocussing
hocussed
hocussing
hod
hod carrier
hodad
hodden

WORDS THAT END LIKE HOCUS-POCUSSED

blessed
bussed
compressed
concussed
cussed
debussed
dressed
embussed
focussed
fussed
hocussed
impressed
nonplussed
obsessed
pressed
processed
stressed
sussed
to be sadly missed
undiscussed

Synonyms and antonyms of hocus-pocussed in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «hocus-pocussed» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HOCUS-POCUSSED

Find out the translation of hocus-pocussed to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of hocus-pocussed from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «hocus-pocussed» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

骗人 - pocussed
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

- hocus pocussed
570 millions of speakers

English

hocus-pocussed
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

धोखा pocussed
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

- الخزعبلات pocussed
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

фокус- pocussed
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

hocus- pocussed
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ধোঁকা-pocussed
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

tour de passe- pocussed
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Hocus-pocussed
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Hokus - pocussed
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ホーカス· pocussed
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

터무니 pocussed
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Hocus-pocussed
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

mánh pocussed
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

செப்படிவித்தை pocussed
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

फोकस- pocussed
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

hokus pocussed
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

hocus - pocussed
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

hokus - pocussed
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

фокус - pocussed
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

- hocus pocussed
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

hocus - pocussed
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

hocus - pocussed
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

hokus - pocussed
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

hokus - pocussed
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of hocus-pocussed

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «HOCUS-POCUSSED»

The term «hocus-pocussed» is barely ever used and occupies the 209.352 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «HOCUS-POCUSSED» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «hocus-pocussed» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «hocus-pocussed» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about hocus-pocussed

EXAMPLES

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HOCUS-POCUSSED»

Discover the use of hocus-pocussed in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to hocus-pocussed and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Modern Dilemma: Wallace Stevens, T. S. Eliot, and Humanism
(121) ... the apprehension of an object known to be imaginary does not differ essentially from the apprehension of any other object, unless we have hocus- pocussed an external reality to which ideas are to “conform.” (123) The latter remark, ...
Leon Surette, 2008
2
Thomas Hardy, Monism and the Carnival Tradition: The One and ...
Leaning towards atheism, Huxley scorns Spencer's '"Absolute redidivus, a sort of ghost of an extinct philosophy, the name of a negation hocus- pocussed into a sham thing"' (Clodd 246).20 In a mood of turning to the real, the Spirit Ironic also  ...
G. Glen Wickens, 2002
3
Our Young Folks
I 'd go to head-quarters and get authority to take it whur I could find it ; but always by that time 't would be hocus-pocussed out of the way. It was all an understood thing. Aside from that, the regular armies, neither of them, did n't steal from us.
John Townsend Trowbridge, Lucy Larcom, Gail Hamilton, 1866
4
The Annual Report . . . of the American and Foreign ...
and the whole instrument, thus hocus-pocussed, is to be presented in a lump to be voted for, in the hope that, taking the good with the bad, and by another concerted movement among the pro-slavery men, the amended Constitution may slip ...
American and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society, 1853
5
In Nature's Name: An Anthology of Women's Writing and ...
... botanical friend of mine and enlarged on my grievance against them as a horticulturist, to which he replied, “After all, it doesn't so much matter about horticulture, but the really annoying thing is to have botany hocus-pocussed in this fashion.
Barbara T. Gates, 2002
6
From Physics to Metaphysics: Philosophy and Allegory in the ...
The apprehension of an object known to be imaginary does not differ essentially from the apprehension of any other object, unless we have hocus- pocussed an external reality to which ideas are to 'conform.'"46 Eliot reverses the existential ...
Fabio L. Vericat, 2004
7
The Noble Stock-jobber, Or Facts Unveiled: Irrefutably to ...
Would not every one of the servants at the different inns - between Dover and London have remembered the shifting of this bill case, if hocus-pocussed it ever had been into a portmanteau? — Not a syllable, however, is said of it anywhere.
Charles Random de Bérenger Beaufain (baron de.), 1816
8
The Republican
when this Jew-book will be considered in its true light : id est, a bundle of filthy odds and ends, scraped together at different times by an artful gang of impostors, hocus pocussed up for divine, and held out to gaping idiots as a- sine qua non of  ...
‎1826
9
The Praise of Folly: A Rhymed English Verse Version of the ...
They love to make a man a snake, a tree, a bird, or locust, as if it were that he'd prefer to be so hocus-pocussed. Now, as to my conversions, I don't look for forms to part with. My men, in fact, return intact to who they were to start with. So if a ...
Charles Packard, 2009
10
Real pearls in a false setting
Now the widow must have taken lessons in legerdemain ; for whilst she burnt a paper packet, she burnt an empty one ; whereas the loaded on< was hocus- pocussed up her sleeve to the complete deception of Mr. Daniel's double mode of ...
Henry De la Pasture, 1839

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