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Hullabaloo   /hˌələbəlˈu/   Listen
Hullabaloo

noun
1.
Disturbance usually in protest.  Synonyms: agitation, excitement, turmoil, upheaval.






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"Hullabaloo" Quotes from Famous Books



... said reflectively, "I come into the world. Objectin', of course, like all babies. Funny thing that. We all come into it makin' all kinds of a hullabaloo against anchorin' here; and we most of us kick just as hard against slippin' our moorin's to get out ...
— Cap'n Abe, Storekeeper • James A. Cooper

... Andy, "if she was the child unborn she couldn't make a greater hullabaloo about her charakther than she ...
— Handy Andy, Vol. 2 - A Tale of Irish Life • Samuel Lover

... Willow Lawn ladies were in the lower end of the garden, which, towards the river, was separated from the lane that continued Tibb's Alley, by a low wall surmounted by spikes, and with a disused wicket, always locked, and nearly concealed by a growth of laurels; when out brake a horrible hullabaloo in that region of evil report, the shouts and yells coming nearer, and becoming so distinct that they were about to retreat, when suddenly a dark figure leapt over the gate, and into the garden, amid a storm of outcries. As he disappeared among the laurels, Albinia caught ...
— The Young Step-Mother • Charlotte M. Yonge



Words linked to "Hullabaloo" :   turmoil, agitation, disturbance, upheaval, excitement



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