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Related to hoo-ha: hoo-hah
hoo-haor hoo-hah (ho͞o′hä′)
1. A fuss; a disturbance: "the subject of this last hoo-hah" (William Safire).
2. A chortle or laugh: got a good hoo-ha out of that story.
[Perhaps from Yiddish hu-ha, to-do, uproar, exclamation.]
a noisy commotion or fuss
[C20: of unknown origin]
or hoo-hah(n. ˈhuˌhɑ; interj. ˌhuˈhɑ)
n., pl. -ha or -has,
interj. Informal. n.
1. an uproarious commotion.interj.
2. (used to express mock surprise or excitement.)
[1930–35; probably < Yiddish hu-ha to-do, uproar, exclamation of surprise; compare Polish hu-ha exclamation of joy]
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|Noun||1.||hoo-ha - a disorderly outburst or tumult; "they were amazed by the furious disturbance they had caused"|
disorder - a disturbance of the peace or of public order
earthquake - a disturbance that is extremely disruptive; "selling the company caused an earthquake among the employees"
incident - a public disturbance; "the police investigated an incident at the bus station"
stir, splash - a prominent or sensational but short-lived news event; "he made a great splash and then disappeared"
tempest, storm - a violent commotion or disturbance; "the storms that had characterized their relationship had died away"; "it was only a tempest in a teapot"