Meaning of hoopla

hoop•la

Pronunciation: (hp'lä), [key]
— n. Informal.
  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.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
See also: