hoopla

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Etymology[edit]

Earlier houp-la, from French houp-là, oup-là (upsadaisy).

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Noun[edit]

hoopla (plural hooplas)

  1. a bustling to-do, excited speech or noise, usually loud
  2. a carnival game in which the player attempts to throw hoops around pegs

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