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hoopla

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noun hoop·la \ˈhü-ˌplä, ˈhu̇-\

Simple Definition of hoopla

  • : talk or writing that is designed to get people excited about and interested in something

Full Definition of hoopla

  1. :  to-do; also :  ballyhoo

Examples of hoopla

  1. Many people have grown tired of all the hoopla surrounding the opening of the new theater.

  2. <for all of the hoopla, very little news emerged from the governor's press conference>



Origin of hoopla

French houp-là, interjection


First Known Use: 1877


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