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synonyms for ballyhoo

  • advertisement
  • buildup
  • hoopla
  • hype
  • plug
  • promotion
  • publicity
  • touting
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How to use ballyhoo in a sentence

I was using a ballyhoo bait hooked by a small hook through the lips, with a second and larger hook buried in the body.
TALES OF FISHESZANE GREY
Baby is right,” said Ballyhoo, with a nod of his head; “rain will fall within twelve hours.
THE GREAT CATTLE TRAILEDWARD S. ELLIS
If she would do the ballyhoo for a Kid Show, she would pack 'em in to bust down the sidewalls.
DAVID LANNARCK, MIDGETGEORGE S. HARNEY
That's the dope, ain't it—the old dope of the reform gang—the ballyhoo of the bunch that can't let the existing order stand?
SEVEN KEYS TO BALDPATEEARL DERR BIGGERS
Why not hire a band, too; and get a ballyhoo to bark for your show?
RICH MAN, POOR MANMAXIMILIAN FOSTER
It struck the youth as strange that Ballyhoo should stop after starting for the dwelling.
THE GREAT CATTLE TRAILEDWARD S. ELLIS
Ballyhoo” fixed his eye on one of the red men, who seemed to be at the rear.
THE GREAT CATTLE TRAILEDWARD S. ELLIS
There is no danger,” he replied, calmly puffing his pipe; “is there, Ballyhoo?
THE GREAT CATTLE TRAILEDWARD S. ELLIS
Well, you fall for the ballyhoo and come over to have your fling—and then you find that Paris is largely bunk.
EUROPE AFTER 8:15H. L. MENCKEN, GEORGE JEAN NATHAN AND WILLARD HUNTINGTON WRIGHT
It happened to be the one which you just saw working on the ballyhoo over there, which you noticed was the ordinary slate color.
SIDE SHOW STUDIESFRANCIS METCALFE
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WORDS RELATED TO BALLYHOO

  • adduce
  • allege
  • ballyhoo
  • beat the drum for
  • benefit
  • boost
  • cite
  • encourage
  • foster
  • further
  • get ink for
  • hype
  • introduce
  • lay forward
  • make a pitch for
  • offer
  • plug
  • present
  • proffer
  • puff
  • push
  • put forward
  • put on the map
  • serve
  • set forth
  • splash
  • spot
  • submit
  • suggest
  • throw spotlight on
  • urge
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