hullabaloo

[ huhl-uh-buh-loo ]SEE DEFINITION OF hullabaloo
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How we're ever goin' to sleep with all that hullabaloo outside I don't know.

Remember how they raised such a hullabaloo when they were sent to the workhouse?

Whereat I was much ashamed, remembering the hullabaloo that I had raised.

I'm not deaf, but I shall be if this hullabaloo keeps on much longer.

He didn't gain much by raising all that hullabaloo in the middle of the night.

You wouldn't have made any hullabaloo about it, if he had done that.

The rest of Roswell's narrative was lost in the hullabaloo of command and action.

Such hubbub and hullabaloo as rose on both sides of the curtain!

In the hullabaloo of the pursuit the woman had been allowed to escape.

At luncheon next day we were disturbed by a hullabaloo from the attic.

WORD ORIGIN

1762, hollo-ballo "uproar," chiefly in northern England and Scottish, perhaps a rhyming reduplication of hollo (see hello).

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