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Meaning of HULLABALOO

Pronunciation:  'hulubu`loo

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  disturbance usually in protest
 

HULLABALOO is a 10 letter word that starts with H.

 

 Synonyms: agitation, excitement, turmoil, upheaval
 
 See Also: disturbance

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Hul`la*ba*loo"\, n. [Perh. a corruption of
hurly-burly.]
A confused noise; uproar; tumult. [Colloq.] --Thackeray.

 
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