whoopla
noun Etymology: alteration of hoopla Date: 1931 1. hoopla 2. boisterous merrymaking

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • whoopla — ☆ whoopla [ho͞op′lä΄, hoop′ä ] n. alt. sp. of HOOPLA …   English World dictionary

  • whoopla — ˈh]üˌplä, ˈhw] also ˈw] or ]u̇ˌ noun ( s) Etymology: alteration (influenced by whoop) (II) of hoopla 1. : a noisy commotion …   Useful english dictionary

  • whoopla — /hoohp lah, hwoohp , woohp /, n. hoopla. * * * …   Universalium

  • whoopla — whoop·la …   English syllables

  • whoopla — whoop•la [[t]ˈhup lɑ, ˈ(h)wup , ˈwup [/t]] n. cvb hoopla …   From formal English to slang

  • revelry — [n] merrymaking carousal, carouse, celebration, debauch, debauchery, entertainment, festival, festivity, fun, gaiety, high jinks*, jollification, jollity, party, reveling, revelment, saturnalia, spree, whoop de do*, whoopla*; concepts 377,384 Ant …   New thesaurus

  • hoop|la — «HOOP lah», noun. Informal. 1. excitement; hullabaloo: »Most of our present hoopla about space is certainly in this category (New Scientist). 2. sensational publicity; ballyhoo. Also, whoopla. ╂B>probably < French …   Useful english dictionary

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