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hur·ly-bur·ly

 (hûr′lē-bûr′lē)
n. pl. hur·ly-bur·lies
Noisy confusion; tumult.

[Alteration and reduplication of hurling, gerund of hurl.]

hurly-burly

(ˈhɜːlɪˈbɜːlɪ)
n, pl hurly-burlies
confusion or commotion
adj
turbulent
[C16: from earlier hurling and burling, rhyming phrase based on hurling in obsolete sense of uproar]

hurl•y-burl•y

(ˈhɜr liˈbɜr li, -ˌbɜr-)

n., pl. -burl•ies,
adj. n.
1. noisy disorder and confusion; commotion; tumult.
adj.
2. full of commotion; tumultuous.
[1520–30; alter. of hurling (and) burling, rhyming phrase based on hurling in now obsolete sense “tumult, uproar”]

hurly-burly

- Turmoil or an uproar.
See also related terms for uproar.
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hurly-burly

[ˈhɜːlɪˈbɜːlɪ] Nalboroto m, tumulto m
the hurly-burly of politicsla vida tumultuosa de la política

hurly-burly

[ˌhɜːrliˈbɜːrli] n [situation, activity] → tohu-bohu m inv

hurly-burly

nGetümmel nt, → Rummel m (inf); the hurly-burly of politicsder Rummel der Politik

hurly-burly

[ˌhɜːlɪˈbɜːlɪ] nchiasso, baccano