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Meaning of "hocus-pocussing" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF HOCUS-POCUSSING

hocus-pocussing  [ˌhəʊkəsˈpəʊkəsɪŋ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF HOCUS-POCUSSING

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Hocus-Pocussing 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-pocussing in English.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO HOCUS-POCUSSING

PRESENT

Present
I hocus-pocussing
you hocus-pocussing
he/she/it hocus-pocussings
we hocus-pocussing
you hocus-pocussing
they hocus-pocussing
Present continuous
I am hocus-pocussinging
you are hocus-pocussinging
he/she/it is hocus-pocussinging
we are hocus-pocussinging
you are hocus-pocussinging
they are hocus-pocussinging
Present perfect
I have hocus-pocussung
you have hocus-pocussung
he/she/it has hocus-pocussung
we have hocus-pocussung
you have hocus-pocussung
they have hocus-pocussung
Present perfect continuous
I have been hocus-pocussinging
you have been hocus-pocussinging
he/she/it has been hocus-pocussinging
we have been hocus-pocussinging
you have been hocus-pocussinging
they have been hocus-pocussinging
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-pocussang
you hocus-pocussang
he/she/it hocus-pocussang
we hocus-pocussang
you hocus-pocussang
they hocus-pocussang
Past continuous
I was hocus-pocussinging
you were hocus-pocussinging
he/she/it was hocus-pocussinging
we were hocus-pocussinging
you were hocus-pocussinging
they were hocus-pocussinging
Past perfect
I had hocus-pocussung
you had hocus-pocussung
he/she/it had hocus-pocussung
we had hocus-pocussung
you had hocus-pocussung
they had hocus-pocussung
Past perfect continuous
I had been hocus-pocussinging
you had been hocus-pocussinging
he/she/it had been hocus-pocussinging
we had been hocus-pocussinging
you had been hocus-pocussinging
they had been hocus-pocussinging
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

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

CONDITIONAL

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

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you hocus-pocussing
we let´s hocus-pocussing
you hocus-pocussing
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to hocus-pocussing
Past participle
hocus-pocussung
Present Participle
hocus-pocussinging
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-POCUSSING


aliasing
ˈeɪlɪəsɪŋ
armour-piercing
ˈɑːməˌpɪəsɪŋ
canvassing
ˈkænvəsɪŋ
caucussing
ˈkɔːkəsɪŋ
ear-piercing
ɪə ˈpɪəsɪŋ
embarrassing
ɪmˈbærəsɪŋ
focussing
ˈfəʊkəsɪŋ
hocussing
ˈhəʊkəsɪŋ
piercing
ˈpɪəsɪŋ
terracing
ˈtɛrəsɪŋ
unbiassing
ʌnˈbaɪəsɪŋ
untrespassing
ʌnˈtrɛspəsɪŋ
waitressing
ˈweɪtrəsɪŋ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE HOCUS-POCUSSING

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

WORDS THAT END LIKE HOCUS-POCUSSING

addressing
advertising
blessing
crossing
data processing
data-processing
depressing
distressing
dressing
food processing
hairdressing
harassing
hissing
image processing
information processing
missing
passing
pressing
processing
surpassing
word processing

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

SYNONYMS

Translation of «hocus-pocussing» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HOCUS-POCUSSING

Find out the translation of hocus-pocussing to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of hocus-pocussing 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-pocussing» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

骗人 - pocussing
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

hocus - pocussing
570 millions of speakers

English

hocus-pocussing
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

धोखा pocussing
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الخزعبلات - pocussing
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

фокус- pocussing
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

hocus- pocussing
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ধোঁকা-pocussing
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

tour de passe- pocussing
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Hocus-pocussing
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Hokus - pocussing
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ホーカス· pocussing
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

터무니 pocussing
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Hocus-pocussing
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

mánh pocussing
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

செப்படிவித்தை pocussing
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

फोकस- pocussing
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

hokus pocussing
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

hocus - pocussing
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

hokus - pocussing
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

фокус - pocussing
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

hocus- pocussing
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

hocus - pocussing
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

hocus - pocussing
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

hokus - pocussing
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

hokus - pocussing
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of hocus-pocussing

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «HOCUS-POCUSSING»

The term «hocus-pocussing» is barely ever used and occupies the 210.203 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about hocus-pocussing

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HOCUS-POCUSSING»

Discover the use of hocus-pocussing in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to hocus-pocussing and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Zoist
There is nothing here of that hocus-pocussing which characterizes the practices of the mesmeriser. At the same time we do not regard the proof of the unconsciousness as perfectly satisfactory in these ether cases. In fact, we have too vivid a ...
‎1849
2
The ZOIST:A Journal of cerebral physiology mesmerism VOL.VI ...
There is nothing here of that hocus-pocussing which characterizes the practices of the mesmeriser. At the same time we do not regard the proof of the unconsciousness as perfectly satisfactory in these ether cases. In fact, we have too vivid a ...
Hippolyte Bailliere,Publisher, 1849
3
Encyclopædia metropolitana; or, Universal dictionary of ...
This gift of hocus-pocussing and of disguising matters is surprizing. V 'Estrange. In all probability those common jugling words of hocus pocus, are nothing else but a corruption of hoc est corpus, by way of ridiculous imitation of the priests of the ...
Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose, 1845
4
Encyclopaedia metropolitana: or Universal dictionary of ...
This gift of hocus-pocussing and of disguising matters is surprizing. V Estrange. In all probability those common jugling words of hocus pocus, are nothing else but a corruption of hoc est corpus, by way of ridiculous imitation of the priests of the ...
Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose, 1845
5
A Glossary Or Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and ...
L'Estrange has hocus-pocussing , at length. Mr. Malone considered the ! modern word hoax, as made from this ; and, indeed, between Aocuss'd and 1 lioaxt there is hardly any difference, 1 and I prefer this derivation to those that ' are more ...
Robert Nares, 1825
6
Out of Inferno (p)
Carlson H. having "betrayed" them, then the Underclass threatens to pillory him if he doesn't continue with his hocus-pocussing. He just wants to give them medicine, without hocus-pocus, but hocus-pocus is the very thing they want. He flees!
Carlson H
7
Fair to See: In Two Volumes. 1
“Would Mr Platt-Crump kindly abstain from hocus-pocussing him, and say 'yes or no'? Would he or would he not support a Permissive Liquor Bill?” Thus spurred to the edge of the precipice, Mr PlattCrump jumped over it and said he would ...
Laurence W. M. Lockhart, 1873
8
Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine
'Would Mr. Platt-Crump kindly abstain from hocus-pocussing him, and say ' yes or no ?' Would he or would he not support a Permissive Liquor Bill ?" Thus spurred to the edge of the precipice, Mr. Piatt Crump jumped over it and said he would ...
‎1871
9
Sent and Gathered (Engaging Worship): A Worship Manual for ...
... the Hocus-Pocussing of Hoc est Corpus Meum” (The Compact Edition ofthe Oxford English Dictionary [Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1971]: 320). Sidebar 5.2:The Sound ofWater as a Sign in Baptism Sidebar 5.1: Saying One Thing, Doing ...
Clayton J. Schmit, 2009
10
Blackwood's Magazine
He had been more successful in hocus-pocussing the other boroughs, probably, so that no opposition had been started ; and now it was too late for the good folks of Ardmartin to organise one. So Crump went to Parliament, and is perhaps at ...
‎1871

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