brouhaha


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brou·ha·ha

 (bro͞o′hä-hä′)
n.
An uproar; a hubbub.

[French, of imitative origin.]

brouhaha

(ˈbruːhɑːhɑː)
n
a loud confused noise; commotion; uproar
[French, of imitative origin]

brou•ha•ha

(ˈbru hɑˌhɑ, ˌbru hɑˈhɑ, bruˈhɑ hɑ)

n., pl. -has.
turmoil or clamor; uproar; hullabaloo.
[1885–90; < French]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.brouhaha - loud confused noise from many sourcesbrouhaha - loud confused noise from many sources
noise - sound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound); "he enjoyed the street noises"; "they heard indistinct noises of people talking"; "during the firework display that ended the gala the noise reached 98 decibels"
2.brouhaha - a confused disturbance far greater than its cause merits
furor, furore - a sudden outburst (as of protest)

brouhaha

noun
A condition of intense public interest or excitement:
Informal: to-do.
Slang: hoo-hah.
Translations

brouhaha

[ˈbruːhɑːhɑː] Nbarullo m

brouhaha

[ˈbruːhɑːhɑː] nbrouhaha m

brouhaha

n usu singWirbel m, → Tumult m
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