- great excitement; bustle
- showy publicity; ballyhoo
Origin of hooplafrom uncertain or unknown; perhaps
- a. Boisterous, jovial commotion or excitement.b. Extravagant publicity: The new sedan was introduced to the public with much hoopla.
- Talk intended to mislead or confuse.
Origin of hooplaPerhaps from French houp-là upsy-daisy! houp ( of imitative origin ) là there ; see voilà .
Earlier houp-la, from French houp-là, oup-là (“upsadaisy”).