hullabaloo


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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 ?
And believe me, friend Hullabaloo! The greatest events--are not our noisiest, but our stillest hours.
In the morning Joan was roused by a great row and hullabaloo. Her first act was to reach for her revolver, but when she heard Noa Noah, who was on guard, laughing outside, she knew there was no danger, and went out to see the fun.
What Little Toomai liked was to scramble up bridle paths that only an elephant could take; the dip into the valley below; the glimpses of the wild elephants browsing miles away; the rush of the frightened pig and peacock under Kala Nag's feet; the blinding warm rains, when all the hills and valleys smoked; the beautiful misty mornings when nobody knew where they would camp that night; the steady, cautious drive of the wild elephants, and the mad rush and blaze and hullabaloo of the last night's drive, when the elephants poured into the stockade like boulders in a landslide, found that they could not get out, and flung themselves at the heavy posts only to be driven back by yells and flaring torches and volleys of blank cartridge.
The frantic hullabaloo of the dogs was coming nearer, and, swinging the club, he sprang straight into the thickets to meet it.
Certainly they had brought with them some rotten hippo-meat, which couldn't have lasted very long, anyway, even if the pilgrims hadn't, in the midst of a shocking hullabaloo, thrown a considerable quantity of it overboard.
Somebody heard the splash and they raised an awful hullabaloo. `He's gone!
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In the light of the continuing hullabaloo about climate change on both sides of the Atlantic, several points have struck me.
In the same week thatnew Indian eatery Hullabaloo opened at Stack,the Pilgrim Street shipping container hub has also welcomed The Dispensary Coffee House.
The founder of Hatch 76, which serves up a street food take that reinvents the humble sandwich, has now launched Hullabaloo Naan Wrap Kitchen upstairs in the Stack container village.
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