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hul·la·ba·loo

also hul·la·bal·loo (hŭl′ə-bə-lo͞o′)
n. pl. hul·la·ba·loos also hul·la·bal·loos
A loud noise or a condition of noisy confusion. See Synonyms at noise.

[Alteration of obsolete hollo-ballo, probably from holla, hello; see hello.]
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hullabaloo

(ˌhʌləbəˈluː) or

hullaballoo

n, pl -loos
loud confused noise, esp of protest; commotion
[C18: perhaps from interjection hallo + Scottish baloo lullaby]
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hul•la•ba•loo

(ˈhʌl ə bəˌlu)

n., pl. -loos.
a clamorous noise or disturbance; uproar.
[1750–60; appar. variant of haloobaloo, rhyming compound based on Scots baloo lullaby]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hullabaloo - disturbance usually in protesthullabaloo - disturbance usually in protest  
disturbance - the act of disturbing something or someone; setting something in motion
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hullabaloo

noun commotion, to-do, fuss, noise, confusion, turmoil, disturbance, racket, upheaval, outcry, clamour, furore, din, uproar, pandemonium, rumpus, bedlam, babel, tumult, hubbub, hurly-burly, brouhaha, ruction (informal), hue and cry, ruckus (informal) I was scared by the hullabaloo over my arrival.
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hullabaloo

also hullaballoo
noun
1. Sounds or a sound, especially when loud, confused, or disagreeable:
2. Offensively loud and insistent utterances, especially of disapproval:
Idiom: hue and cry.
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Translations
إضْطِراب، إحْتِجاجضَجَّه
povykrámus
larmoprør
zsivaj
gauragangur; hávaîimótmæli
klegesys
jezgakņadanemiers

hullabaloo

[ˌhʌləbəˈluː] N (= noise) → algarabía f; (= fuss) → jaleo m, revuelo m
a great hullabaloo broke outse armó un revuelo tremendo
that hullabaloo about the moneyese jaleo or revuelo que se armó por el dinero
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hullabaloo

[ˌhʌləbəˈluː] n (= noise) → raffut m
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hullabaloo

n (Brit inf) → Spektakel m; (= noise also)Radau m; I don’t know what all the hullabaloo is aboutich verstehe nicht, was das ganze Theater eigentlich soll (inf)
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hullabaloo

[ˌhʌləbəˈluː] n (fam) (noise) → fracasso
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hullabaloo

(haləbəˈluː) noun
1. an uproar. The teacher told the pupils to stop making such a hullabaloo.
2. a loud public protest.
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References in classic literature ?
Once more, with beating of toms-toms and wild hullaballoo, his picturesque figure strode across the printed sheet.
Hullaballoos broke out in dormitories at opposite ends, so that she had to pace in wearied exasperation between the two.
Tenants have already moved into a development close to the city centre at Davis Street, Adamsdown, and the finishing touches are being put to 11 apartments above Hullaballoos restaurant in St Mary Street.