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brouhaha

[ broo-hah-hah, broo-hah-hah, broo-hah-hah ]SEE DEFINITION OF brouhaha

Synonyms for brouhaha

  • fracas
  • melee
  • ado
  • row
  • to-do
  • setto
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Antonyms for brouhaha

  • peace
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BROUHAHA

From afar the rumors of revelry, the brouhaha of a mad population, saluted his deaf ears, the distant music of lutes and viols.

It was then I realized the Chief was still sitting in his chair, where he had been when the brouhaha started.

WORD ORIGIN

1890, from French brouhaha (1550s), said by Gamillscheg to have been, in medieval theater, "the cry of the devil disguised as clergy." Perhaps from Hebrew barukh habba' "blessed be the one who comes," used on public occasions (cf. Psalm 118).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR BROUHAHA

clamor

nounloud cry; commotion
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