how to pronounce hoopla


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the above transcription of hoopla is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

hoopla is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of hoopla in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… like a lot of hoopla over a few extra …”

meanings of hoopla


  1. A carnival game in which the player attempts to throw hoops around pegs.
  2. A bustling to-do, excited speech or noise.

hoopla frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word hoopla occurs in english on average 0.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics hoopla can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that hoopla can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) leisure and entertainment;

words with pronunciation similar to hoopla


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