See also: höker



From Middle English hoker, hocour, from Old English hōcor, from Proto-Germanic *hōhaz (mockery, insult, ridicule), from Proto-Indo-European *keg-, *kenk- (peg, hook, handle; to be sharp).


hoker (uncountable)

  1. (obsolete) scorn; derision; abusive talk

Derived termsEdit

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for hoker in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

Northern KurdishEdit


  • IPA(key): /hoːˈkɛɾ/
  • Hyphenation: ho‧ker
  • Rhymes: -ɛɾ


hoker f

  1. (grammar) adverb