- a game in which rings are thrown from behind a line in an attempt to encircle one of several prizes.；unnecessary fuss surrounding something
noun: hoopla, plural noun: hooplas
- 1. British a game in which rings are thrown from behind a line in an attempt to encircle one of several prizes.
- 2. North American informal unnecessary fuss surrounding something I really didn't know what the hoopla was all about
- excitement surrounding an event or situation, especially when considered to be unnecessary fuss: the hoopla and ceremony of international competition
Oxford American Dictionary