noun Hoop·erat·ing \¦hu̇pəˈrāt|iŋ, ¦hüp-, -āt|, |ēŋ\
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Hooper rating

\¦hu̇pəˈrāt|iŋ, ¦hüp-, -āt|, |ēŋ\

Definition of Hooperating



  1. :  a percentage indication of the number of radios or television sets tuned to a particular program at a particular time rain on a Sunday raises Hooperatings — Saul Carson the most glamorous, high Hooperating show on the air — Frederic Wakeman

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Origin and Etymology of hooperating

after Claude E. Hooper †1954 American statistician

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a trip made at another's expense

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