Synonyms of hocus-pocus in English:

hocus-pocus


See definition of hocus-pocus

noun

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

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