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1. (a) To prepare for a weather event that never really happens, usually presented as calamitous in scope. (b) To greatly exaggerate a meteorological event.

2. (generalization) To cause undue panic, usually on an epic scale.

3. The act or instance of Hodaking.
Gary prepared for death by the oncoming monsoon, but it turned out he was just being Hodaked.
by Rufus_T_Firefly February 24, 2012
a king of sorts, with numerous cats and dogs
Hodak is a Hodak, not a Hodack
by People... March 05, 2008