Definition of Hoopla

1. Noun. Blatant or sensational promotion.

Exact synonyms: Ballyhoo, Hype, Plug
Generic synonyms: Packaging, Promotion, Promotional Material, Publicity
Derivative terms: Ballyhoo, Plug



Definition of Hoopla

1. Noun. a bustling to-do ¹

2. Noun. excited speech or noise, usually loud ¹

3. Noun. a carnival game in which the player attempts to throw hoops around pegs ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hoopla

1. commotion [n -S] - See also: commotion

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hoopla

hooning
hoonoomaun
hoonoomauns
hoons
hoop
hoop ash
hoop pine
hoop skirt
hoop skirts
hoop snake
hoop snakes
hooped
hooper
hoopers
hooping
hoopla (current term)
hooplas
hoopless
hooplike
hoopoe
hoopoes
hoopoo
hoopoos
hoops
hoopskirt
hoopskirts
hoopster
hoopsters
hooptie
hoopties

Literary usage of Hoopla

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1. The Isdn Consultant: A Stress-Free Guide to High-Speed Communications by Robert E. Lee (1996)
"... Why All the hoopla? At is exciting to understand a technology and get all jazzed by what they tell you it can do. But you won't see any real benefit ..."

2. An Introduction to Political Parties and Practical Politics by Perley Orman Ray (1913)
"Campaigns in which party managers resort to every "hoopla" available device to rouse the interest and enthusiasm of the voters are sometimes called "hoopla ..."

3. Cry of the Phoenix by Gyeorgos Ceres Hatonn (1995)
"DO NOT WORRY AT IT FOR iT WILL COME GENTLY AND WITHOUT FEAR OR GREAT hoopla-GREAT hoopla IS THE PRECURSOR TO THE LIE. YOU SHALL BE GWEN TO KNOW. ..."

4. Investigation of Mexican Affairs: Hearing Before a Subcommittee of the by Albert Bacon Fall (1919)
"While this robbery was in progress the hoopla arrived, and she was immediately fired into by the same bandits. Mr. Minnett and a launch boy were wounded, ..."

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