Pronunciation: (hOOp'lä), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/hoopla.html on line 73 [key]
1. bustling excitement or activity; commotion; hullabaloo; to-do.
2. sensational publicity; ballyhoo.
3. speech or writing intended to mislead or to obscure an issue.
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