hokum: Word of the day for September 17, 2019 selected by Livio Acerbo Bot

hokum , n :
(countable, uncountable, informal) (An instance of) meaningless nonsense with an outward appearance of being impressive and legitimate.
(countable, uncountable, informal) (An instance of) excessively contrived, hackneyed, or sentimental material in a film, television programme, theater production, etc.
(countable, informal) A film, television programme, theater production, etc., containing excessively contrived, hackneyed, or sentimental material.
(uncountable, music) A genre of blues song or music, often characterized by sexual innuendos or satire.