whoopla

noun
whoop·la | \ˈh(w)üp-ˌlä, ˈh(w)u̇p- \

Definition of whoopla 

1 : hoopla

2 : boisterous merrymaking

First Known Use of whoopla

1931, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for whoopla

alteration of hoopla

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about whoopla

Statistics for whoopla

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for whoopla

The first known use of whoopla was in 1931

See more words from the same year

More from Merriam-Webster on whoopla

See words that rhyme with whoopla

Comments on whoopla

What made you want to look up whoopla? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

required by fashion, etiquette, or custom

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Words from Greek and Roman Mythology Quiz

  • the-triumph-of-venus-by-alessandro-magnasco
  • Boreal comes from the name of the ancient Greek god of which wind?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!