variants or Hooper rating
plural -s
: 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 HooperatingsSaul Carson
the most glamorous, high Hooperating show on the airFrederic Wakeman

Word History


after Claude E. Hooper †1954 American statistician

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“Hooperating.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hooperating. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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